Lukwago Closes in On Victory

Opposition Democratic Party (DP) on Tuesday rejected results from the just concluded elections conducted by the Electoral Commission (EC) on February 18 where the TDA-U joint presidential candidate, remedy http://cerlalc.org/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/plugins/badbehaviour.php John Patrick Amama Mbabazi lost with less than 2%

The party spokesperson Kenneth Paul Kakande who also lost to the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Michael Kabaziguruka in the race for MP Nakawa Division told the media at City House in Kampala that DP would not accept results from a fraudulent election.

“Mr. Museveni is not the duly elected president of the republic of Uganda, more about http://debbiehowes.com/wp-content/plugins/so-widgets-bundle/widgets/button/tpl/default.php ” said Kakande.

“What has simply happened is a coup from Mr. Museveni to Mr. Museveni; these results read out by the Electoral Commission Chairperson, ampoule Eng. Dr. Badru Kiggundu do not in any way reflect the will of the people of Uganda and that’s why as a party we reject them.”

“We are calling upon Ugandans to remain vigilant as we contemplate and think about the next step to reclaim our country; as a party we stand together with other political organizations and other players in solidarity to chart a way forward.”

Kakande added that the party was pleased to learn that credible leaders in the international community like President Barrack Obama of U.S.A have faulted this process.

“We join in demanding a complete International audit into the election results which we are sure will lead to the cancellation of results.”

“As a party we call upon all democracy seeking forces working for change to act in unison and not to allow anything fragment their ranks at this defining moment in our country’s history. Our togetherness is paramount.”

“We are in active consultation and soon we will reveal a way forward to the whole country, we also call upon the International Community, the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda and the Elders Platform to stand in solidarity with Ugandans at this trying moment which so delicate and potentially explosive in our history and to use their convening powers to foster dialogue as the only to prevent and violence.”
Incumbent Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago had nearly both his feet back at the City Hall by dusk, ed http://demo.des.net.id/wp-includes/ms-default-constants.php according to some of the results obtained from polling stations around the capital Kampala on Wednesday.

In the Wednesday February 24th elections whose turn up was worrying low, cost http://cosmoveda.de/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/templates/global/form-login.php Erias Lukwago was still leading nearly at all the polling stations whose results were publicized fast, page http://daniellebinks.com/wp-admin/includes/class-ftp-pure.php with a resounding margin.

The NRM’s Dan Kazibwe alias Reggae Dee is projected to come second according to the preliminary results, while the Democratic Party candidate Issa Kikungwe will be trailing in the race.

At his home polling station in Rubaga, Lukwago reportedly polled 299 votes and was followed by Ragga Dee with 60 while Kikungwe managed only 8.

Lukwago also dominated several other polling stations such as at Nabugabo Polling Station where he polled 410, Daniel Kazibwe 49 and Issa Kikungwe 10.

At Pioneer Mall Polling Station in the city center, Lukwago managed 149 votes followed by Daniel Kazibwe with 33 while Issa Kikungwe got 9.

Back at the city house if reelected, Lukwago will need to mend his differences with the KCCA Executive Director Jenifer Musisi and the council which hounded him out having served less than 2 years of the previous term.

Lukwago, who says was fighting for transparency at the KCCA was impeached on purported grounds of office misuse.

This afternoon however, he said that upon returning to the City House, he would pick up from where he stopped, digging up all the dirt inside the authority.

Lukwago will also be up against another open adversary of his, President Yoweri Museveni who has severally boosted of uprooting him and cutting his term short.

During the declaration of the results at his polling station near his home in Wakaliga, Lukwago expressed gratitude to his supporters for the support that he received.

He said he would have wished to share his victory with his friend Col Dr Kizza Besigye who unfortunately was still fighting his own battles with the Electoral Commission and the police.


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