Ms Naome Kabasharira, the aspirant who won and later lost the Rushenyi constituency NRM parliamentary primary election has accused the Electoral Commission chairman, Dr. Tanga Odoi of siding with her opponent to rig her victory.
Speaking yesterday (30th.September.2020) at the party EC offices located at Plot 13 Kyaddondo Road in Kampala, Ms Kabasharira said it was wrong for Odoi to overturn her victory basing on contested results.
According to the new results announced last week, State Minister of Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana defeated Kabasharira with only 20 votes after Hon. Rukutana garnered 25,310 against Kabasharira’s 25,290 votes.
Ms Kabasharira accused Dr Odoi of lying that he visited the four contested villages, yet he was taken on a guided visit by Rukutana’s people.
Speaking to this radio after her presentation to the tribunal which was led by her lawyer Wesley Tusingwire, Ms Kabasharira said she wants to first exhaust all the appeals mechanism provided for in the party before she can announce her next course of action. Ms Kabasharira speaking..
Later after the polls, Hon. Rukutana was arrested, prosecuted and then remanded for two weeks, before his successful bail allpilication for allegedly shooting a supporter of his opponent. END