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Minister Rukutana declared winner of Rushenyi NRM primaries

By Adolf Ayoreka

Added 23rd September 2020 05:29 PM

Rukutana garnered 25,310 votes ahead of his biggest challenger, Naome Kabasharira, who polled 25,290 votes.

Minister Rukutana declared winner of Rushenyi NRM primaries

Mwesigwa Rukutana

Rukutana garnered 25,310 votes ahead of his biggest challenger, Naome Kabasharira, who polled 25,290 votes.

POLITICS  | NRM

 

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) electoral commission chairperson, Dr Tanga Odoi, has declared Mwesigwa Rukutana the winner of Rushenyi County primary elections.






Rukutana garnered 25,310 votes ahead of his biggest challenger, Naome Kabasharira, who polled 25,290 votes.

Dr Tanga Odoi announcing Rushenyi Country final results on Wednesday in Kampala. Photo by Jaliat Namuwaya




Rukutana, the state minister for gender, was briefly arrested shortly after the primaries on charges ranging from attempted murder to threatening violence. 

Rushenyi is located in Ntungamo district. 

Rukutana's supporters jubilating at the NRM EC offices in Kampala on Wednesday. Photo by Jaliat Namuwaya

Details to follow.

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