NRM’s Salim Uhuru wins as NUP sweeps Kampala division mayoral races

NRM’s Salim Uhuru is the only candidate from the ruling party that won a mayoral seat in Kampala after he garnered 13,114 votes to beat his closest rival and NUP’s Hamudan Kigozi Ssemugoma who got 10654 votes.

Incumbent, Charles Musoke Sserunjogi came in third with 5318 votes. After winning , Uhuru declared that his win was a gift to the NRM which has not won in Kampala for a long time . “This is a gift for RNM as a party. I will work with all parties to add a brick on the development of Kampala central,” he said after being declared winner.

National Unity Platform NUP won in Rubaga division where incumbent and Forum for Democratic Change’s Joyce Nabbosa Ssebugwawo lost to Zacchy Mberaze Mawula and  Ali Mulyanyama another NUP candidate won the race to retain his position as the division mayor in Makindye.

In Nakawa, NUP’s Paul Mugambe polled 32,754 votes and was declared winner after beating NRM’s Bruhan Byaruhanga.

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