Kamuli - The National Resistance Movement Party has endorsed HajjatRehemaWatongola again to face off with FDC stalwart Salaam Musumba in the Kamuli Municipality by-election.
Rehema Watongola defeated close party rival MasitulaNamatovu in the party Primaries, polling 5351 against 2477 votes. Others in the race included Samuel Walujjo, Godfrey Mwesige, Sanubi Namusisi and Ceasar Lukalu
Hajjat Watongola lost her Parliamentary seat following a legal suit by Salaam Musumba challenging her academic credentials.
Immediately after winning the seat in February last year, Watongola enrolled for A’ Level studies, sitting for her final exams in December 2016. The electoral commission subsequently cleared her candidature.
Polling is set for 12th April 2016