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New comers floor incumbents in Kigezi Sub Region LC 5 NRM elections

KIGEZI- Results emerging from the respective District NRM tally centers in Kigezi Sub Region indicate that most incumbents have lost their LC 5 seats or they did not contest.

In Rukungiri District, Geoffrey Kyomukama trounced Andrewson Kateebire in a hotly contested election polling 28,187 votes which is 49.62%  compared to Katebire’s 23,508 votes reflecting 41.38% and Micheal Kyakashari came last with 5,109 votes which is 9%.

In Kabale District, Nelson Nshangabashaija got 45,247 votes defeating long serving Patrick Besigye Keihwa who got 21,803 votes and Denis Ndomugyenyi Nzeirwe came 2nd with 22,671 votes.

In Kisoro District Abel Bizimana retained the seat with 43,839 votes after defeating Milton Bazanye Mutabazi who got 30,383 votes.

In Kanungu District the incumbent LC 5 Chairperson Josphine Kasya did not contest and the seat was taken by Zepher Mugisha the incumbent LC 3 chairman for Kihihi Town Council who got 30,060 votes while his closest challenger Sam Arinaitwe Kajoojo got 26,080 votes.

Caleb Tumwesiimire Kipande was the third with 14,233 votes, Kenneth Tumuhamye got 5,351 votes and Charles Asiimwe Bamuhata got 4,644 votes.

In Rubanda District, new comer Stephen Kasyaba was in comfortable lead while in Rukiga the NRM electoral commission was still trying to get results from the tally centers.


Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija is a Seasoned Journalist. He has an experience of Field and Community reporting for over 20 years. He started his career at Daily Monitor in the 1990s and is known for breaking major stories that remain topical issues today like the Bwindi Massacre and Kibwetere Inferno. He also worked at New Vision before concentrating on Digital Media. He has worked as reporter and news editor for a number of Media Organisations. Baraire is a family man, practicing farmer, and public speaker, is passionate about community Journalism. He is currently a Co-Editor at the Informer Ug an Online Publication in Western Uganda. Patson is widely traveled in East and Central Africa where he has attended several media training and Election Monitoring. He is passionate about Environmental Issues and Health Reporting.


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