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Minister John Byabagambi Defeated in Ibanda NRM Party Primaries

Byabagambi lost to Dr John Paul Ninkusiima commonly known as Panadol. Others are Dr Innocent Atuhe, Jaro Twesigyomwe and Julius Rutaro.
The Minister for Karamoja Affairs, Eng. John Byabagambi has been defeated in the NRM party primaries in Ibanda South.

Byabagambi lost to Dr John Paul Ninkusiima commonly known as Panadol. Others are Dr Innocent Atuhe, Jaro Twesigyomwe and Julius Rutaro.

Byabagambi has represented Ibanda south in Parliament since 2001 to date and has served in different government portfolios including State for Works and Transport later full minister.

Ninkusiima garnered 15,983 votes against Byabagambi’s 12,534. Atuhe managed 1,454 votes, Rutaro got 216 and Twesigyomwe got 212 votes.

In Ibanda North the incumbent Maj David Guma Gumisiriza was defeated by the former area representative Xavier Akampurira Kyooma.

Guma garnered 10,937 against Akampurira’s 13,639 votes. 

In Ibanda Municipality, Prof Venansius Baryamureeba the former Presidential candidate and ex-Makerere University Vice-chancellor was defeated by the Incumbent Tarsis Rwaburindore.

Rwaburindore retained the seat with 13,276 votes against Baryamureeba’s 1332 votes.

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