The National Resistance Movement-NRM party won in Sheema, Ibanda, Ntungamo and Ishaka Bushenyi Municipality.
Ntungamo municipality Incumbent Mayor Mr Jacob Kafureka Jaka Jex casts his vote at Ntungamo administration police headquaters
The National Resistance Movement-NRM party has won in four municipalities
It won in Sheema, Ibanda, Ntungamo and Ishaka Bushenyi
Ibanda District Returning Officer, Danson Kamusiime Ruhemba
announced Apollo Twine Kibeherere of the NRM party who was the interim Mayor
and was elected Mayor for Ibanda Municipality.
Kibeherere polled 12,346 votes, against Leticia Tuhebwe an Independent who got
9,158 votes others in the race were, Anselm Arinaitwe FDC got 302 votes. Twine
Apollo Kibeherere has been acting Mayor for Ibanda Municipality since 2018.
In Ntungamo Municipality, Jacob Kafureeka, the incumbent retained the Mayoral
seat after garnering 17,263 votes. He trounced Hajji Hakim Rwomushana, an
independent candidate who collected 5578 votes. Perez Katabarwa got 480 votes,
and Benjamin Agaba 127 votes.
The election of Kafureeka makes him the longest-serving Mayor of Ntungamo Municipality.
He has been in office since 2010 when the municipality was created and had
previously also served as the town council chairperson.
In Ishaka Bushenyi Municipality, Richard Byaruhanga was declared by Godfrey Mbabazi
won with 6,954 votes, defeating Gustus Guma Gumisirizaof FDC got 968 votes,
Martin Rushegyereza, 793 votes, Donah Karukubiro ANT got 2549 votes, Lucas
Muhangi got 933.
Abel Kaharahara, the incumbent and NRM candidate won the Sheema Municipality Mayoral
seat. He garnered 17,263 votes, defeating his closest rival Khoi Khoi of the ANT
party who got 5,578 votes.
Others were Jonathan Bogonzya an independent candidate got 449
votes, Robert Kamugisha, 342 votes and Paul Rukundo, got 398 votes.