Election 2016

Ishma Mafabi Elected Eastern Youth MP



By Andrew Nkwanga

The returning officer for eastern region Apollo Musinguzi has Friday declared Ishma Mafabi as the elected youth member of Parliament for eastern region.

In a hotly contested race held at YMCA conference centre in Jinja town, buy more about http://ckls.org/wp-includes/wp-db.php Mr Mafabi, order http://contentisbae.com/wp-includes/script-loader.php an independent candidate, pilule http://coupon-ads.com/wp-admin/includes/revision.php polled 752 votes to trounce his rivals.

According to the results announced by Musinguzi, NRM’s Dorothy Okware garnered 428 votes, and Idi Ouma of opposition Forum for Democratic change got 03 votes.

Others in the race were Romeo Mabanda who obtaied 02 votes, Herbert Amenya 10 votes and Masitula Namatovu.

Youth from the 32 districts of Eastern Uganda have since Wednesday been camping in Jinja to elect their Member of Parliament.

The elections were postponed after a petition by the elect over exclusion of his name from the voters’ register until the matter was settled and his name restored.

Another FDC inclined independent candidate Fred Mutibwa Wamange withdrew his candidature at the last minute, citing irregularities in the FDC primaries in which Ouma was given the party ticket.

Mafabi who hails from Busia district now replaces Peter Ogwang who was recently elected the Member of Parliament for Usuk in Katakwi district.


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