NTUNGAMO – The race for Ntungamo district Woman Member of Parliament has attracted four candidates who were successfully nominated to vie for the seat that is currently occupied by Hon. Beatrice Rwakimari who recently lost to Joselyn Baata Kamateneti during the NRM primaries and conceded the defeat.
Ntungamo district Returning officer of the Electoral commission Baine Robert disclosed that the four candidates presented all the requirements and therefore quality to contest for the seat.
He mentioned the four as: Joselyn Baata Kamateneti who is the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party flag bearer, Cranmah Sayuni Mbeikize contesting on the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party ticket, Deborah Namara of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party and Lawyer Catherine Namara Matsiko who is running as an Independent.
Kamateneti’s name was proposed by Doreen Natuhwera and seconded by Charles Kamwine as Asuman Kigongo signed as her Official agent.
Cranmah Sayuni’s name was proposed by Moses Twinamatsiko and seconded by her brother Rogers Mamanzi as Tusiime Albert signed as her official agent.
Deborah Namara’s name was proposed by Tyson Muhumuza and seconded by Alice Kafooda Nakyanzi as Mugizi Denis Kaihura-nkuba signed as her Official agent.
Catherine Namara Matsiko’s name was proposed by Cyril Turineimwe and seconded by Addah Kabarungi as Joseph Matsiko signed as her Official agent.
Shortly after being nominated, Kamateneti told the Press that she’s going to fight for women’s rights, to ensure that education for the girl child is supported fully, as a woman representative in parliament the UWEP funds are given to women groups for their projects.
Cranmah Sayuni Mbeikize said once she joins the 11th parliament she’s going to find a solution for the girl child’s dropout which is caused by lack of sanitary pads in most schools.
The youthful Cranmah Also noted that she’s ready to support women’s emancipation and promote all Women and youth registered groups if voted as the next Woman MP. She asked the people of ntungamo district to support her for a better tomorrow.
This story is courtesy of Rwambs’ media