Kayondo was competing against Richard Muhumuza, the former Fort Portal Municipality West Division Chairperson and Gombolola Internal Security Officer – GISO. Kayondo garnered 5,830 votes while Muhumuza got 7,903 votes.
Last month, Mabirizi instituted three criminal charges of giving false information, obtaining registration by false pretence and uttering false documents against Kyagulanyi in Wakiso Chief Magistrates Court. In one of the charges, Mabirizi alleges that the names that appear on Kyagulanyi’s O'level certificate are different from those that appear on his A'level certificate.
Trouble started after the supporters of Aisha Kalombo, one of the aspirants for the NRM party ticket for the Eastern Division LC 3 chairperson’s seat stormed Marachi C polling station demanding to participate in the elections but were turned away by the polling officials.
Patrick Waniaye, the Sironko District LC V Chairperson says that although they managed to hold primaries for the election of candidates for parliamentary and LC V Chairperson’s seat last month, they are yet to identify candidates for the position of councilors, LC III Chairpersons and Town Councils among others.