Nyanzi’s decision to contest for the LCV seat has attracted criticism, especially from the National Resistance Movement-NRM party members. They accuse him of intentionally disrupting Andrew Muwonge, the NRM flag bearer.
Town Council LCIII Chairperson Majid Nyanzi has joined the Kayunga District LCV
Nyanzi has already printed and circulated his campaign posters in different
parts of the district.
Nyanzi served as Kayunga District accountant for nine years before he was
transferred to Kiboga district as the senior accountant where he served for four
years. He later resigned to contest for the LCIII Chairperson seat for Kayunga
He says that he says wants to use his experience in local government to
transform Kayunga district’s economical, education, and infrastructural
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Eric Sabiiti, the Head of Litigation at the Electoral Commission says that
LCIII Chairpersons are not barred from contesting for another electoral office
before resigning their current positions.
He however notes that if Nyanzi wins, he will not be allowed to take oath for
another office before resigning from the current position.
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Nyanzi’s decision to contest for the LCV seat has attracted criticism,
especially from the National Resistance Movement-NRM party members. They accuse
him of intentionally disrupting Andrew Muwonge, the NRM flag bearer.
Last month, the Electoral
Commission set December 16, 2021, as the election date for the by-election. The
seat fell vacant after Ffefeka Sserubugo, the LCV Chairperson for Kayunga
district, was found dead. His
body was found hanging by the tree, near his home in Kayunga.