The joint opposition candidate in Hoima by- election, Asinansi Nyakato of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), has taken an early lead according to provisional results.
Nyakato is up against NRM’s flag-bearer Harriet Businge Mugenyi aka Baby Face in a race to become the next Woman MP for that district.
According provisional results obtained from this website’s reporters, Nyakato is leading the race. Hoima public library Nyakato 95-Baby face 42, All saints Hoima town parish Baby face 31- Nyakato 60, Hoima public P/S Nyakato 86- Baby face 64, Mandela o-z Businge 41- Nyakato 76 Counting still going on.
Bukerege polling station:
Bucunga cou. Kiryabana cell
Katasiha fort cell,
Kezara polling station kiryatete
Kabaale polling station
Kibati Catholic Church,
Kikwite Hoima mixed
Earlier police arrested Dr. Hilderman aka Hillary Kiyaga, who have been working as a polling agent of Nyakato. His where about is not yet established.
The two women are fighting hard to fill the gap created by the former district woman MP Tophace Kaahwa Byagiira who crossed to represent the newly created Kikuube district Recently.
The opposition led by Dr. Kizza Besigye, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi and NRM chairman who double as the president of Uganda Yoweri Museveni camped in the area to canvas support for their respective candidates.