Tadeo Majyambere, Kisoro District NRM Election Officer says that the exercise was peaceful.
Former Bufumbira North member of Parliament, Hon. Philip Ntacyotugira in Kisoro district has today suffered defeat in the ruling
National Resistance Movement (NRM) primaries for special interest groups.
Ntacyotugira who is also the former Kisoro District Service Commission
Chairman had contested against the incumbent Epaphrah Byariyehe, on the
district male councilorship seat representing elderly as the flag bearer.
In an election that was held at Kisoro district Yard in
Kisoro municipality, Ntacyotugira garnered 17 votes, while Byariyehe polled 18
votes to be declared winner.
Ntacyotugira served as Bufumbira North Constituency MP from
1996 until 2006 when he lost to Silver Bahane. He also served as the Kisoro
district service commission chairman from 2006- March 2020.
After losing, Ntacyotugira conceded defeat and promised to support
Byariyehe in the general elections for the good of the party.
Meanwhile, Rose Manirakiza, the incumbent Kisoro District LC5
vice chairperson retained her seat unopposed as the district female councilor representing
Tadeo Majyambere, Kisoro
District NRM Election Officer says that the exercise was peaceful.