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NRM ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR FUTURE BY ELECTIONS

UTN Reporter

The ruling Party National Resistance Movement (NRM) is considering going back to the drawing board to establish lop holes that might have led to the big loss in the Rukungiri by Elections.

This is after the NRM Massively lost the Rukungiri District Woman MP By-election which to the authorities in the party assume that they need to learn from their mistakes to enable them win future by-elections.

NRM’s Winnie Matsiko who was the incumbent, lost to FDC’s Betty Muzanira.

The District Returning Officer, Umar Kiyimba on Friday announced Muzanira as winner having polled 50611 votes, while her main contender Matsiko managed 46379.

Rogers Mulindwa NRM Party Publicist conceded to the defeat.

Mulindwa says the party’s Secretary General Rt. Hon. Justine Kasule Lumumba will present results before the Central Executive Committee (CEC) to establish mechanisms on how to manage future by elections.

But the party Chairperson and also President Yoweri Museveni claims the holigans from Kampala contributed to the party’s loss in Rukungiri by Elections.

The Rukungiri Woman MP seat fell vacant after Court of Appeal nullified Matsiko’s election on 12th April 2018 following a petition by FDC’s Muzanira.

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