Kabugo lost to Mahad Kawesa who polled 12,172 against Kabugo’s 2,968 votes.
Mahad Kawesa (R) trying to reconsile terms with Wilson Kabugo (L) whom he won in the Lubaga race for the Mayoral Flag bearership
One of the NRM contestants for Rubaga Mayoral seat Wilson Kabugo
has rejected the results from the party primaries.
Kabugo lost to Mahad Kawesa who polled 12,172 against Kabugo’s
Kawesa was declared the winner by the NRM district registrar for Rubaga Robert
Kato prompting Kabugo to openly protest the results.
Kabugo argued that the party leadership together with Kato’s
agents in Rubaga are fond of manipulating results. He says that he intends to
run as an independent.
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However, Kawesa refutes the allegations. He says that Kabugo spent
most of his time since the 2016 elections battling court cases, hence lacking
time to mobilize voters.
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The NRM Party Chairperson for Rubaga District Abdullah Kitatta said that
election was peaceful on average, but the few irregularities were unavoidable.
He urged Kabugo and others who lost, to accept defeat for the good of the NRM party.
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