Uhuru, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate has won the Kampala
Central division Mayoral seat. He was declared elected by the Kampala Central
Returning Officer, Doreen Musiime at 5 am this morning.
the poll results announced by Musiime, Uhuru garnered 13,114 votes against 10,654
votes garnered by his closest and National Unity Platform rival, Hamudan Kigozi
The incumbent Kampala Central Mayor and Democratic Party candidate, Charles
Musoke Sserunjogi came third with 5,318 followed by independent candidate,
Patrick Mugisa with 2,095 and Lameck Sewanyana, another Independent candidate garnered
The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate Isah Ssemaganda got 531 votes
followed independent candidate, George Wakula with312 votes, followed by
Independent Isaya Kavuma with 166 while independent candidate, Emmanuel
Tebajjukira trailed with 79 votes.
The total number of valid votes cast was
33089 while invalid ballot papers were 565 and spoilt ballots were 41. Speaking to journalists shortly after being declared the winner, Uhuru said
that he is glad that he has delivered the only victory to the NRM in the
Kampala Central mayoral race.
He says that he is honoured to have been voted by Kampala
central voters including NUP supporters.