By Watchdog reporter
NRM’s parliamentary seat candidate Hajjat Rehemah Watongola has defeated Forum for Democratic Change(FDC)’s Proscovia Salaamu Musumba who has been her closest competitor in the Kamuli Municipality By-Elections.
Salamu Musumba got 5778 votes whereas Watongola matched away with 8726 votes.
The by-election follows the nullification of Rehema Watongola’s 2016 victory over lack of academic qualifications.
This by-election has a total number of five candidates including, incumbent Rehema Watongola- a representative of the ruling National Resistance Movement – NRM party and Proscovia Salaamu Musumba, representing the opposition Forum for Democratic Change. The others are independent candidates Samuel Walujjo, Michael Kiboome and Prossy Naikoba Kanakutanda.
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