National Unity Platform has finally given the party flag to Makindye West Member of Parliament, Allan Ssewanyana and 14 others contesting in various constituencies in the central region.
A statement released by the party on Friday afternoon said the 15, who had been subjected to an eyebrow raising re-evaluation, passed and have been given green light to pick nomination forms from the Electoral Commission on NUP ticket.
“The Executive Board of the National Unity Platform just passed the results of 15 constituencies in the Central Region which were subjected to re-evaluation,” said part of the statement.
The candidates who emerged successful after the second round of evaluation are: Allan Ssewanyana for Makindye West; Kyebando Councillor, Mohammad Ssegirinya for Kawempe North, Kampala Capital City Authority Speaker, Abubakar Kawalya for Rubaga North and Uganda Journalists Association President, Kazibwe Bashir Mbazira for Kawempe South.
Other successful candidates are: Fred Kintu Lwanga Semaala for Bujumba County (Kalangala), Edward Mande for Ntwentwe County (Kyankwanzi), Kamanzi Francis for Bukoto West (Lwengo), Kagabo Twaha Muzeyi for Bukoto South (Lwengo) and Nakiyemba Harriet for Masaka district woman MP.
Mr. Baleke Kayiira Peter has been flag for Buwekula North (Mubende), Simbwa Buruhan for Kasambya County (Mubende), Nalubega Grace for Rakai district woman MP, ziriddamu Paul for Lwemiaga County (Sembabule), Matovu Charles for Busiro (Wakiso) and Sserukenya David for Makindye Sebagabo (Wakiso).
The list for Western Uganda is said to be going to be released later.
“Later on, our list of candidates for the Western Region shall be released,” said the statement.
The Executive Board appealed to the aggrieved candidates not considered in the reevaluation to lodge their appeals for another reevaluation.
“By way of reminder, all candidates who are aggrieved by their results have the right to petition the Executive Board. A panel has been put in place to handle all appeals expeditiously,” concluded the statement.