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Bushenyi Female Youth Elections Suspended

Archangel Barekye, Bushenyi NRM party registrar, said that he was forced to suspend the election after the youth turned chaotic accusing each other of forgery and this was shortly after electing the male representative.
Sheila Ainembabazi the petitioner

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The National Resistance Movement - NRM party registrar Bushenyi district has suspended the election to vote the NRM flag bearer for Youth Female representative to the district after protests erupted.

Four candidates who are expected to contest are; Evelyn Kedembe, Barbrah Gumoshabe, Sheila Ainembabazi and the incumbent councilor Rose Atuhaire.

Archangel Barekye, Bushenyi NRM party registrar, said that he was forced to suspend the election after the youth turned chaotic accusing each other of forgery and this was shortly after electing the male representative.

He said that a section of youth were protesting the candidature of the incumbent female youth councilor, Rose Atuhaire, saying she is of over age to re-contest for district Youth councilorship.

Cue in: “youth male was…

Cue out: …have another day.”//

Edwin Namanya, the chairman NRM youth Bushenyi Ishaka municipality said that Atuhaire has been a youth councilor for the last three terms and is currently she is seeking a fourth term.

Namanya, said that Atuhaire who first surfaced in politics as a youth councilor in Kyamuhunga Sub County, was later voted to the district youth council and she is the incumbent female youth councilor, a seat she seeks to be re-elected to.

Sheila Ainembabazi, a candidate said that she had written to the NRM party leadership in Bushenyi about Atuhaire's issue but authorities kept a deaf ear, the reason they are protesting the elections.

//Cue in: “nyowe eshaaha ezi…

Cue out: …naba nideeba nibamushoma.”//

Atuhaire, refuted all claims leveled against her and asked her opponents to prove it with evidence.

//Cue in: “I don’t know…

Cue out: …go to court.”//

Meanwhile, Barekye declared Crisbel Gumemuriwe as winner for male youth councilor youth after gathering, 129 votes while Isaac Nahamya managed 23 votes only.  

Today the NRM party was holding elections for youth and Special Interset group at district level.

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