Naome Kibaaju has won the hotly contested Sheema north NRM primaries in an election that was marred by violence, tear gas and bullets.
The tight competition was between former Mitooma RDC Guma Nuwagaba and Naome Kibaaju and the later won with a mud sliding victory.
Kibaaju polled 10747 votes while her close opponent Guma got 6290 a difference of 4457 votes.
Others in the race included; Mugisha Arthur, Muhereza Willis and Owoyesigire Frank.
Ms Kibaaju was announced winner by the NRM electoral Commission Chairperson Dr. Tanga Odoi.
Sheema North Constituency is holding a by election after the Resignation of Minister Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye who is now representing Sheema Municipality.
The by election is scheduled to take place on Monday 8th October.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website