Hero Turn Villain: Nestroy Kizito Calls Villa Fans Stupid

Nestroy Kizito

Former State Minister for Health Dr. Alex Kamugisha has been elected unopposed as the Rukungiri Municipality National Resistance Movement [NRM] Chairperson, visit this site after his opponent Dr. Eric Rutahigwa pulled out.

The Rukungiri NRM Registrar Eladio Baryengoma told us the election was delayed up to 1pm due to low voters turn up.

Shortly after the voting opened,  Dr Rutahigwa withdraw from the race citing bribery by his rival Dr Kamugisha whom he accused of hiding voters in one of the hotels after paying them lots of money.

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The Registrar then declared Dr. Kamugisha unopposed. Others voted on the committee were Charles Nkweshumbire who was elected Vice chairperson, Frank Rwendire as secretary general, Fred Kabwira publicity, and Kellen Rwebiraro as treasurer.

When contacted, Dr Kamugisha dismissed the bribery accusations saying the that contender was only scared of the competition from campaigning, and already knew the result.

Dr Kamugisha was about a decade ago entangled in a national scandal in which he  and his seniors Hon Jim Muhwezi and Captain Mike Mukula were accused of  mismanaging Shs 1.6 billion meant for the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (Gavi).

The officials were however acquitted of the charges in 2007 after state failed to provide sufficient incriminating evidence.

Dr. Kamugisha and Dr. Rutahigwa are both standing in the NRM primaries for the Rukungiri municipality the seat that is currently occupied by FDCs Roland Kaginda Mugume.

In what could spark a bitter row with a club he won three league titles, clinic Former Uganda Cranes and SC Villa defender Nestroy Kizito has hit back at SC Villa fans after they allegedly pelted stones at him during Tuesday clash between the league giants and his current club Lweza Fc.

“I have seen football fans in my career but have never come across stupid ones like Villa fans. How do you pelt stones at me, information pills a team (Villa) I played for and won three titles. GOD help Ugandan football, discount ” Nestroy Kizito posted on his Facebook wall.

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Kizito was sent off in the dying minutes after an unfair challenge on SC Villa forward Umar Kasumba that earned him a second booking. He had earlier on received caution for protesting against the referee’s decision.

SC Villa won the tie through Godfrey Lwesibawa’s second half penalty that had also sparked unsporting reactions from Lweza fans who threw objects to the field of play.

Nestroy Kizito played for SC Villa during the early 2000’s winning three trophies.


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