Election Watch

NUP dominates division elections in Masaka, Mityana Municipality

The National Unity Platform (NUP) candidates have been announced as the winners of the two divisions in Masaka city after polling majority of the votes in Monday’s Mayoral elections.

Mulindwa Micheal Nakumusana (NUP) emerged the winner of Nyendo –Mukungwe division after polling 8357 votes beating NRM’s Ntale Godfrey who got 2254, and Denis lukanga Majwala of Dp with 1198 and independent Gerald Kawuma collected 6699 while FDC’s James Mbabali Lumbuye got 145 votes and independent Andrew Matovu Kabulassoke got 6353.

In Kimanya Kabonera division, NUP’s Steven Lukyamuzi was also announced the winner of mayoral race after garnering 9163 votes beating NRM’s Hamidu Bukenya who scored 4308, and DP’s Dick Muwanga who got 1830 votes, while FDC’s Jude Kalule got 143 votes and independent Raymond Ssebugwawo got 97 votes.

Michael Mulindwa pledged to use his experience in local council leadership promising voters good leadership that will improve service delivery ranging from a clean division to protection of environment among other services.

Steven Lukyamuzi the Kimanya -Kabonera division mayor elect thanked voters for trusting him to lead the division saying that he is going to ensure that the places that were annexed to Masaka move at the same pace with Masaka city.

In Mityana Municipality, district returning officer Steven Makubuya has today morning declared Faustin Mukambwe Lukonge of the National Unity Platform as the Mityana municipality mayor elect.

Mukambwe managed to poll 14463 votes whereas his stiff competitor the incumbent mayor Esther Ndyanabo of the NRM flag bearer managed only 5616 votes.

Mukambwe pledged to first work on Mityana municipality physical plan and sanitation of the town.

In toal, the Mityana municipality elected 28 councilors and 24 of then are from NUP , 2 from DP , 1 from NRM and 1from FDC

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