Robert Ruhigwa, the NRM candidate was announced the winner for Hoima West Division with 6,118 votes defeating his closest rival Fred Kabagyo an independent candidate who polled 3,107 votes.
The National Resistance Movement- NRM party has swept the Hoima
East and Hoima West Mayoral seats.
Robert Ruhigwa, the NRM candidate was announced the winner for Hoima West
Division with 6,118 votes defeating his closest rival Fred Kabagyo an
independent candidate who polled 3107 votes. Ronald Mugisa of the
Alliance for National Transformation-ANT garnered 1,565 votes securing the
third position while Jackson Nuwe Amanya who contested on independent ticket
came fourth with 670 votes.
The other candidates were Dan Ssemboza of the National Unity
platform-NUP who secured 528 votes. Tom Kategere also an independent candidate
polled 321 votes, Woab Mutasingwa of FDC garnered 192 votes while Robert
Aheebwa also an independent candidate came last with 112 votes.
Delivering his victory Speech, Ruhigwa who won the Hoima West
division mayoral seat vowed to ensure that his electorate is empowered
economically. He too pledged to ensure that his voters get piped water, electricity
and also have an improvement in the health sector among others.
In Hoima East Division, Bosco Muhanuzi polled 3,283 votes
defeating seven other candidates Ali Babi an independent candidate who
garnered 3,092 while John Baguma also an Independent candidate came third with
1,881 votes. Marvin Asiimwe of the National Unity Platform-NUP came fourth with
1,295 votes while Simona Barongo who contested on independent ticket secured
the fifth position after he collected 261 votes.
Other contestants are Matiya Kajura of Uganda People’s
Congress-UPC who polled 200 votes, Paul Bakwata of Forum for Democratic
Change-FDC who garnered 156 votes while Had Muhumuza of Alliance for National
Transformation came last after he polled 67 votes.
Muhanuzi who won the Hoima East Division Mayoral seat pledged to make the
division clean, improve on the road network, health sector and also embrace