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Francis Kazini Elected Kikuube Interim LCV Chairperson

Kazini garnered five votes against his rival Opio who garnered four votes.
Francis Kazini being lifted up by his supporters immediately after being declared winner.

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Francis Twinomujuni Kazini has been elected Kikuube LCV Interim Chairperson.  

  

He was declared winner on Thursday by Johnson Muhumuza, the Kikuube district returning officer.

  

Kazini, the LC5 Councilor representing Kizirafumbi Sub County contested with Vincent Alpha Opio, the LC5 Councilor Kabwoya Sub County.    

Kazini garnered five votes against Opio's four votes.  Nine out of the ten district Councilors voted. The female councillor Julia Nyakahara representing Kizirafumbi Sub County did not turn up for the elections.    

Kazini pledged to unite the different tribes in the area. He also promised to work with Opio to spearhead development in Kikuube district.

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Opio on the other hand said that he will support the elected chairperson to cause development in Kikuube.   

 

Jessica Nantongo a resident of Buliima in Kizirafumbi Sub County says that now that the political head of the district has been elected, services like road rehabilitation, construction of boreholes and health services will improve.    

 

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Kikuube district was curved out of Hoima and became operational on July 1, 2018. Since then the district has been operating without the political wing.   

Last year a section of Kikuube councilors rejected a proposal to have interim elections but later last month they reversed their decision and wrote to the Electoral Commission saying lack of the political wing was greatly affecting service delivery in the area.

They requested the electoral commission should organize an interim elections. 

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