The ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM) has secured six seats in Parliament ahead of 2021 Elections after six candidates pass unopposed after nominations.
By the close of the countrywide nomination exercise on Friday, NRM candidates in Ik county in Kaabong district, Bugahya county in Hoima district, Buyamba county in Rakai district, Nakaseke North in Nakaseke district, Arua district Woman representative and Buyanja East in Kibaale district had been declared unopposed.
This is the second time that Hilary Lokang for Ik and Pius Wakabi for Bugahya are going through unopposed.
For Gyaviira Ssemwanga, he defeated the current MP for Buyamba Amos Mandela in the NRM primaries who opted not to contest as an independent candidate.
Arua district’s Lilian Paparu Obiale, Buyanja East’s Emely Kugonza, and Nakaseke North’s Enock Nyongore were new faces contesting in the recently created constituencies.