Kabaziguruka is contesting again on the FDC ticket, while Ruhindi is running on the NRM ticket and Balimwezo is the official candidate of the National Unity Platform. The trio was nominated on Thursday by Kampala District Electoral Commission Chairman, Fredrick Muwaya Tibakuno.
All three top contenders in the Nakawa East Parliamentary Race all anticipate a landslide in their favour. They include Michael Kabaziguruka,
the incumbent MP for Nakawa division which was recently split to create Nakawa
West and Nakawa East constituencies, Former MP Fred Ruhindi and Division Mayor Ronald Balimwezo.
Kabaziguruka is contesting again on the FDC
ticket, while Ruhindi is running on the NRM ticket and Balimwezo is the official candidate of the National Unity Platform. The trio was nominated on Thursday by Kampala District Electoral Commission
Chairman, Fredrick Muwaya Tibakuno.
lost the seat to Kabaziguruka in 2016 attributed his loss to the disorder that
was in his NRM Party and adds that his party has since addressed the inefficiency
that led to his loss.
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said he has come up with the manifesto that focuses on small scale undertakings
to improve people’s livelihood. He said he deserves to stay in
parliament because without people like of his stature, the ruling party will
continue passing budgets that favour the status quo without anyone querying them.
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his rivals of being corridor legislators. He said Nakawa East deserves an MP
who articulates issues of citizens such as advocating for natives’ safety and security, health and food. Balimwezo said buying ambulances for voters
does not reflect a legislator’s performance but it juts blindfolds voters.
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Other aspirants for Nakawa East include Charles Musanyusa and John Mbadwe.
Joseph Kato is currently a Master's candidate at Makerere University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University, a Diploma in Journalism and he's also a graduate in Guidance and Counseling.