KAMPALA — Forum for Democratic Change’s Erias Lukwago is commanding lead for the race for Kampala Capital City Lord Mayor followed by Nabilah Naggayi Ssempala of the National Unit Platform.
His opponents including Daniel Kazibwa aka Ragga Dee and Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameleone have been sent to Taiwan according to early statistics.
A few minutes after the close of polling in the Kampala city mayoral race, downtown areas were already jubilating Lukwago’s victory as the first results showed him in the lead.
Bodaboda motorcycle taxi riders, shop attendants, hawkers, market vendors and others have taken to the streets in wild celebrations.
At Mackay Church Zone, excited supporters moved about with pens and papers recording results from various polling stations.
At Njovu polling station, Lubya Zone Erias Lukwago has collected 433 votes, followed by Nabillah with 161 votes. Daniel Kazibwe got 42, Chameleon 36 while DP’s Charles James Ssenkubuge collected 06 votes only.
At Nakivubo Blue polling station, Erias Lukwago gathered 305 votes, Nabilah Naggayi got 53, Daniel Kazibwe got 22, Joseph Mayanja gathered 12 and Charles Senkubuge (DP) got 1. Others got zero.
Nabilah has been defeated at her own polling station Katuuso Church of Uganda where she got 95 votes and Lukwago scored 414.