Politics

NRM Nominates 6 for Rukiga Woman MP, LC5 Seats

One of the candidates Abigail Atukunda after being nominated bu Dr Tanga Odoi

Six people have been nominated by the ruling NRM party to stand in the primaries for District (LC5) chairperson and Woman Member of Parliament in the newly created Rukiga district.

The nomination took place at the NRM party headquarters in Kyaddondo and was headed by party electoral commission chairman Dr Tanga Odoi.

The nominees are; Atukunda Abigail Victoria, Pamela Kyomugisha Kihumuro, Alice Basobokwe, and Caroline Kamusiime Muhwezi for the district woman MP.

Dr Alex Kampikaho, a former contender  for the  Rukiga MP seat in the last elections  and Denis Willy Nkwasibwe the former Kabale district youth chairman were nominated  for the  for LC5 seat.

Charity Tumubweine and Maureen Kyarisima are to be nominated on the second and last day on Wednesday.

Dr Tanga Odoi warned the aspiring candidates and these interested to desist from campaigns before the official time.

He says that official campaigns kick off on 10th to 14th August 2017 and the polling day will be 15th August 2017.

Also candidates   from the other newly created districts of Bunyangabu, Pakwach and Namisindwa were nominated.

The general elections are to be held on 29th August 2017.

Rukiga was curved from Kabale district and has four sub counties of Rwamucucu, Kamwezi, Kashambya, and Bukinda and two town councils   of Mparo and Muhanga.


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