NRM’s Byaruhanga elected KCCA Deputy Speaker

National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s Bruhan Byaruhanga has been elected the Deputy Speaker of the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in an election held Thursday at the City Hall.

Byaruhanga, a KCCA Chancellor in Kyambogo first recorded 16 votes, beating off competition from Doreen Sabuka (Makindye) and Alice Amongi (Nakawa) but the Chief Magistrate, who was overseeing the election ordered for fresh voting between Byaruhanga and Sabuka as none of the two had made the required 50 percent.

In the re-run, Byaruhanga was able to command tye majority with 18 votes while Sabuka got 13 and one invalid vote.

Byaruhanga will now be the Deputy of Abubaker Kawalya, a ‘People Power’ leaning Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate who saw off competition from the FDC flag bearer Doreen Nyanjura to win the Speaker race with 18 votes.

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