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Mutebi Wins NRM Primaries For Entebbe Municipality Mayor :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Mutebi Wins NRM Primaries For Entebbe Municipality Mayor

Mutebi, the Entebbe Division A chairperson defeated businessman Fabrice Rulinda, with 5,437 votes against Rulinda’s 3,474 votes. He polled a total of 5,437 votes while Rulinda got a total of 3,474 votes.
Voters being verified at entrance of Entebbe Mayor's Garden

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Michael Kabwama Mutebi has won the National Resistance Movement- NRM primaries for the Entebbe Municipality Mayoral seat.

Mutebi, the Entebbe Division A chairperson defeated a businessman Fabrice Rulinda, with 5,437 votes against Rulinda’s 3,474 votes.

The results were from 23 out of the 24 polling stations in Entebbe municipality. The results at Bunonko-Misoli polling station were cancelled due to chaos and violence after Rulinda and Mutebi's supporters disagreed over the verification and polling exercise.

However, Rulinda’s supporters claim that Mutebi and his polling agents, especially at Katabi-Busambaga, Katabi-Kitubulu and Katabi-Namate blocked them from voting.

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Some of Rulinda’s supporters say that they will support the incumbent Mayor Vincent De Paul Kayanja who is a member of the Democratic Party-DP, in next year's elections.

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Meanwhile, Jacey Birungi, a resident of Kitooro and member of Rulinda's campaign team wants him to stand as an independent candidate.  She says that petitioning the NRM secretariat will be wastage of time.

In the 2016 Elections, Rulinda contested and lost as an independent candidate for the Entebbe Municipality MP race. He lost to Rosemary Tumusiime.

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