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Kabyanga Retains Kasese Municipality Mayoral NRM Party Flag

Kabyanga polled 8,872 votes while his opponents Johnston Mutungwnda and Enock Madesi polled 3,849 and 769 votes respectively.
There was a high turn up of voters in mayorial, councillors NRM polls on Monday

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The incumbent Mayor Kasese  Municipality Godfrey Kabyanga has won the National Resistance Movement- NRM party primaries.

Kabyanga polled 8,872 votes while his opponents Johnston Mutungwnda and Enock Madesi polled 3,849 and 769 votes respectively.

Kabyanga said the NRM primaries is just a beginning of a long journey ahead of 2021 general elections. He appealed for unified efforts from all his competitors and their supporters for the party to retain the position in an opposition-dominated district.

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Mutungwanda, however, disputed the polls accusing a section of security personnel of interfering in the primaries.

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However, there were was a standstill between candidates and voters for the positions of councillors for the central division.

Supporters of Saddam Kakaire and Moses Kaputhu who were contesting for councillor Nyakatozi central division, accused their rival candidate Musenene Ukash Swaibu of conspiring with polling officials to allow non-party members to participate in the exercise and allowed double voting. 

They also accused the officials of not counting some of the voters at Nyakatozi, central division station.

However, Swaibu accused his rivals of trying to delay the declaration of results.

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The NRM Central Division Chairperson Gideon Black hailed the exercise as largely peaceful. He, however, said that the party will carry out investigations into the complaints they registered from the voters and candidates.

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