BOBI WINE EMERGES WINNER IN KYADONDO EAST BY-ELECTION
By www.mknewslink.com reporters
Independent Candidate Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) has won Kyadondo East By election and is waiting for declaration.
Bobi wine defeated all his rivals in 90 polling stations during the counting of votes which started at 4pm as planned.
Magere Polling Station where Bobi Wine cast his vote in the morning, he garnered 268 votes while his closest contender and NRM candidate Sitenda Sebalu garnered only 53.
At the Saza Polling Station, Bobi Wine got 290 votes while NRM’s Sitenda came out with 30 and FDC’s Paul Kantinti had 12.
At Kitegombwa, the independent Bobi was leading with 248, followed by Sebalu with 30 votes while Kantinti had 17.
Candidates Muwada and Kayongo here had 1 and zero votes respectively.
At Kabanyoro Farm, Bobi Wine had 319 votes, Ssebalu 126, Kantinti 19 others had nothing.
Earlier during the day, the three major camps (FDC, NRM and Bobi Wine) gunning for the seat were confident their candidates would emerge victorious.
The NRM publicist Rogers Mulindwa while speaking to reporters expressed confidence that this would be their day, having won 5 of the seven by-elections held countrywide.
Meanwhile, early celebrations have commenced in different townships in Kyadondo East Wakiso district as supporters of Kyagulanyi take to the streets on motorcycles and cars chanting Saawa (clock) the symbol he was using on the ballot.
Kyadondo East constituency parliamentary seat fell vacant after the FDC’s Paul Kantinti’s victory was declared null and void by court.