The Umbrella Move: NUP wins 41 out of 44 seats in KCCA council
According to results from the Wednesday polls, the National Unity Platform has won 41 out of the 44 seats for both the directly elected and woman councilors at City Hall.The other three seats were taken by members of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party which also sponsored the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago.
In terms of percentage, the new party won by 93% to beat the other parties.
The results saw the remaining three seats taken by the Forum for Democratic Change with Kampala Deputy Lord Mayor, Doreen Nyanjura retaining her seat as the Makerere University Woman Councilor.
The other FDC councilor is Olive Namazzi for Nakawa A and Micdad Muganga for Makerere University.
The National Resistance Movement(NRM) and the Democratic Party(DP) on the other side didn’t win any seat in the forthcoming term at City Hall.
For NUP, it was party after party as returning officers from the five divisions declared them one by one, 11 positions in Makindye, 9 in Nakawa, 10 in Lubaga, 3 in Kampala central and 8 in Kawempe Division. The sound of People Power, Our Power covered the independence grounds in Kololo in a rare phenomenon as they celebrated.