SHEEMA – Former Sheema district woman MP Rosemary Nyakikongoro has been declared winner of the district woman MP NRM flag.
According to results released in the wee hours of Saturday night, Ms Nyakikorongo scooped 41,134 votes representing 41.7%.
On the other hand, the incumbent Ms Jacklet Atuhaira attained 37,865 votes.
” I therefore declare Nyakikongoro Rosemary who has polled the highest number of votes 41,134 representing 41.7% as the dully elected NRM flag bearer for Woman Member of Parliament, Sheema District 2020,” Franklyn Ahimbisibwe,the returning officer said.
Other contenders in the race include Adrine Katusiime who got 12,463 votes, Annet Mushabe who scooped 3,706 votes, Zaamu Naluwoza polled 1,371 votes and Hamida Namukasa who got 2,051 votes.
In 2015, Nyakikongoro lost to Auhaire in the NRM primary election for the same position.
She again lost on the Independent ticket in 2016.