Kazibwe defeated his closest rival Ssebana Kizito With 3,804 votes against Kizito's 3,170 votes according to partial results read out by the NRM electoral team at the tally centre, Naguru Infant Primary school following elections held on Friday. Ahmed Bogere Masembe got a paltry 104 votes in the same race.
The results announced this evening at Nakasero Primary School by the Kampala Central Division NRM Returning Officer Caroline Akitwi follow a primary election held in the five Divisions of Kampala City. However, the ultimate winner of the race will be determined by results from the remaining Divisions of Kampala Capital City including Makindye, Lubaga, Kawempe and Nakawa.
Ndege together with the Kampala District Internal Security Officer (DISO) Moses Tashobya and other police officials raided the tally centre at Nakasero Primary School where they found a handful of NRM election officials locked up in a room with candidates and their agents outside.
A section of NRM members from Lwabenge sub county have put up stiff resistance during the distribution of bicycles in that area, arguing that some village chairpersons are completely inactive with no relevance to mobilization.
Lucy Acan, a vendor at Mon Bunyu market in Pandwong Division says only one of the aspirants made a last minute appearance soliciting for votes from them on Thursday evening which wasn’t adequate to warrant him victory.
The former Wakiso Resident District Commissioner Ian Kyeyune has failed to vote for self in the ongoing National resistance movement LC V primaries also registering zero at Nabweru South Cell where he is a resident and registered voter.
By 11 am, most of the polling stations visited by URN such as Luvuuma, St Paul, Katwe two, Katabira zones and others had only the presiding officers and candidates agents, while at other polling stations there were no candidates’ agents.
Opondo stresses that since 1996 when he started staying at Nasuuti he has never been attacked or had anybody walking through his gate to pick anything, and so thinks this is the beginning of Plan B the opposition talked about.
“People came in early but materials were delayed, but also as people knew that the president allowed everyone to vote, they never wanted to be cross checked but to vote, and this created chaos in some areas” she said.
The turn up is raising although at most polling stations in Kikoni, Makerere, Bwaise and Kawempe it is mostly youth groups moving with candidates posters and ply cards while chanting their names and urging people to turn up and vote.
Twinomujuni George, the brother to the deceased said that the NRM party government that failed to deploy proper security during elections is to blame for the death of Muhumuza, who was stoned to death.
In Kampala, the contest for Lord Mayor party ticket has attracted musician Daniel Kazibwe also known as Ragga Dee and Kizito Ssebaana, a nephew to the former Kampala Mayor the late John Ssebaana Kizito