According to Wandira, he now expects the incumbent to sail through easily and in turn work with every person to promote service delivery.
Former DIGP Sabiiti Muzeyi exchanging a contact with Nakasongola LC 5 Chairman Sam Kigula after the meeting
Wandira, the main rival of the incumbent Nakasongola LC 5 Chairperson has
pulled out of the race ahead of the polls on Wednesday. Wandira told URN this
morning that he has decided to step down from the elections and notified the
district Returning officer about his decision.
that the decision is meant to leave the area united after the polls. Wandira
says that his candidature against the incumbent, Sam Kigulu had triggered serious
division, which could affect service delivery even after winning the
elections. He has since endorsed the
According to Wandira,
he now expects the incumbent to sail through easily and in turn work with every
person to promote service delivery. Anthony Mwaitwa Ambrose, the Nakasongola
district Returning officer has confirmed receiving Wandira’s notice indicating
his withdraw from the race has since embarked on informing the stakeholders.
that he will issue notices at polling stations and Presiding officers will
notify voters during polls that Wandira is out of the race. Wandira contested in the NRM primaries and
lost to Kigula. Wandira scored 14801 votes
against 25,473 votes garnered by Kigula.
He rejected the poll results, saying
he was rigged. Since then, he has been
under pressure from the NRM secretariat and local leaders to pull out of the
race in favour of Kigula in vain. He demanded
a job and a refund of the money, he spent in the campaigns.
It’s not clear
whether the party has since met his demands. Kigula will now tussle it out with
Robert Musaazi from the National Unity Platform-NUP party and Patrick Kasera,