NRM Floors Opposition In Buganda Youth Elections, Sweeps All Five Youth Slots

NRM Floors Opposition In Buganda Youth Elections, Sweeps All Five Youth Slots an accessible web community

By Frank Kamuntu

The Museveni led ruling NRM party as we report this, are in endless celebrations after flooring giant opposition youths, including Robert Kyagulanyi’s NUP, by sweeping all the five parliamentary seats in the just concluded polls.

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On Monday over 7000 youth voted for their regional youth MPs which have all been in favour of the NRM in addition of Phionah Nyamutoro who previously won the national female youth MP still on NRM ticket.

Taking you through Monday polls, Agnes Kirabo the NRM flag bearer for Central region youth MP seat collected 780 votes against her closest challenger, Ivan Bwowe an (NRM leaning Independent) who garnered 85 votes. Close on the chase was Michael Katongole with meagre 75 votes and Simon Sennyonga with 49 votes.

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In this race, Moses Kasule of the National Unity Platform (NUP) was disqualified by the Electoral Commission (EC) for using a non-delegate to support his candidature.

In Western Uganda, Edson Rugumayo emerged winner with 1,419 votes, beating five challengers, Denmark Adios Beineomugisha of FDC who got 26 votes, James Kamukama(NUP) got 3 votes, and Independent Edwin Muramuzi got 3 votes, Paul Kato got 1,891 votes and Arnold Turwomwe (minister Betty Kamya’s son) 402 votes.

In Northern Uganda, Boniface Henry Okot carried the day after collecting1,280 votes beating Boniface Young of the NUP who got 104 votes. Daniel Obal (independent) got 75 votes, Kelvin Ocaya of the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) and Patrick Odero of the FDC scored 10 and 03 votes respectively.

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Out of the 1,731 youth delegates from the 41 districts of West Nile, Karamoja, Acholi and Lango sub-regions, 1,485 delegates cast their votes while 246 were turned away for late arrival.

In Eastern Uganda, Odoi Bernard Onen Mutusa polled 967 votes to beat off a stiff challenge from Sumayyah Aliza Balunywa (Independent) who got 448 votes. Jackeline Ajego garnered 208 votes followed by Judah Thadeo Wanyama with 105 votes. Alfred Ongwen polled 11 while John Solomon Nabuyanda trailed with one vote. an accessible web community

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