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Uganda Vice President Ssekandi, Ministers lose parliamentary seats to Bobi Wine’s NUP candidates

Vice President Edward Ssekandi will not be representing Bukoto Central for the fifth time after losing the seat to newcomer Richard Ssebalama in the 2021 general elections.

The Vice President is one of many top tier individuals in the NRM government who will not be seating in the August house later this year. Most of the Ministers have lost their seats to National Unity Platform (NUP) candidates.

In Kampala, The Minister for lands, Beti Kamya who tried her luck at joining parliament has been beaten by NUP’s Abubaker Kawalya for the Rubaga North seat in parliament. The ICT Minister Judith Nabakooba has also lost to Journalist Joyce Bagala.

The people of Bukoto South have decided that Youth Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi is not their person for the seat in parliament and decided to give it to Democratic Party’s Veronica Nanyondo.

The Minister of trade and cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde will not be returning to represent the people of Mawokota North. They have decided to choose her closest rival Hillary Kiyaga Hildaman (NUP).

In Kitgum Municipality, Junior Minister of environment Beatrice Anywar has lost the parliamentary seat to Dennis Onekaliut Amere from the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC).

Dicksons Kateshumbwa managed to beat Science and Technology Minister Elioda Tumwesigye for the Sheema Municipality parliamentary seat. This is the second time Kateshumbwa beats Elioda in this electoral process. Elioda first lost to Kateshumbwa in the NRM Primaries.

The State Minister for Microfinance Haruna Kasolo will have to hand his Kyotera County parliamentary seat over to Democratic Party’s (DP) John Paul Mpalanyi Lukwago.

Christopher Kibanzanga the State Minister for Agriculture has lost the MP race for Bughendera county in Bundibugyo to NUP’s Acrobat Kiiza.

Rosemary Sseninde, the State Minister for Primary Education is not the choice for the people of Wakiso to be their woman MP as Betty Ethel Naluyima appealed to them more. Her colleague Chrysostom Muyingo the State Minister for higher education also lost the Bamunianika county seat to National Unity Platform’s Robert Ssekitooleko.

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