Election 2016

5 Incumbents Out as Radio Presenter Humiliates Mbarara Mayor

Radio West Presenter Robert Kakyebezi shakes hands with his supporters after being declared winner of the NRM Mayoral flag for Mbarara district

A total of 5 Incumbent leaders lost their seats in Mbarara district during this week’s NRM primary elections.

Mbarara Municipality MP Hon Medard Bitekyerezo lost the party flag to Michael Tusiime while Mayor Wilson Tumwine was floored by Robert Kachebezi, stuff http://demainechiropractic.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/flamingo.php a popular presenter with Vision Group’s Radio West.

These two polls were postponed from Tuesday to yesterday by the NRM electoral commission, prescription http://certoclear.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-base.php following irreconcilable glitches.

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Micheal Tusiime was voted to replace Mbarara Municipality MP Medard Bitekyerezo

Micheal Tusiime was voted to replace Mbarara Municipality MP Medard Bitekyerezo

The district NRM registrar Yoramu Kacumita declared at 05; 47am that Tusiime won by 12319 votes while incumbent Medard Bitekyerezo lost with 10951 votes.

On the mayorship, http://ccrail.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/jetpack.php Wilson Tumwine managed only 7133 votes while Kachebezi took the day with 11991 votes.

In middle of the subsequent wild cerebration in the municipality, the NRM district chairman Jomo Mugabe asked the NRM members to quickly put their differences aside and work for the good of the party.

The polls were heavily guarded

The polls were heavily guarded

Both the winners and losers vowed to supportively work together for the progress of Mbarara city.

On his part, Kachebezi termed his victory as a ‘risk that his supporters would not regret.’

In Mbarara district, it was only the Kashari North incumbent Yaguma Rutashokwa who survived the election. The rest were shown the doorway and these are, Woman MP Emma Boona, Medard Bitekyerezo and Vincent Kyamadidi.

Mayor Wilson Tumwine and chairman LCV Mbarara district Deus Tumusiime Omuteganda also lost in these elections.

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