In Bigiri District, Malijani Azalwa Baluboleire, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate was declared elected LC V chairperson. Christine Pheona Kunihira, the Bugiri District Returning Officer, declared Baluboleire winner with 39,352 votes.
Francis Chemusto, the new Elgon Regional Police Commander who rushed to the scene has condemned the attack describing it a public nuances that must be dealt with accordingly. Chemusto told URN that they have embarked on comprehensive investigations to get to the bottom of the matter despite the fact that accusing fingers are being pointed towards the P10 activists.
Yusuf Nsibambi, one of the FDC lawyers, says the ten days within which the Constitution mandates an aggrieved candidate to file a petition in the Constitutional Court will not be enough for FDC to make its case. The party has only four days left to go.
Fred Ruhindi, who lost his Nakawa parliamentary seat to opposition Forum for Democratic Change candidate, Michael Kabaziguruka, says the controversies surrounding the NRM party primaries in October 2015, split the party membership forcing some members running as Independents and splitting the partys block vote.
In the neighboring Sironko, Herbert Mulekwa, the National Resistance Movement NRM party candidate was declared elected LC V chairperson. Mulekwa garnered 27, 917 votes to defeat the incumbent and Forum for Democratic Change party candidate, James Nabende who got 19, 582 votes.
Provisional results from 153 out of 336 polling stations in the district show that Mapenduzi is leading with 16,446 votes against his close National Resistance Movement-NRM party rival, Billy Graham Olanya who has 1,806 votes. Wilfred Nyeko, an independent candidate is third placed with 692 votes only.