KAMPALA – Salim Uhuru has been declared the NRM flag bearer for Kampala Central mayoral seat in the 2021 elections.
Uhuru, who is also the NRM chairman for Kampala Central, polled 75,546 votes beating his rival Patrick Mugisa who polled 9,162 votes after the final tally.
Kampala Central Division NRM Returning Officer Caroline Akitwi declared the winner at the NRM Electoral Commission-EC offices along Kyadondo road on Monday evening.
Uhuru’s declaration followed a tally of votes cast in different villages within Kampala Central which could later be announced for agents on both parties to authenticate. With no complaints in regard to the results on the declaration forms, Akitwi declared Uhuru winner sending the crowd into jubilation before he was whisked away.
Monday’s primary election now brings to the end the party process of choosing flag bearers at different political levels who will compete with other candidates selected by opposition political parties as well as Independents in the coming 2021 general election.