NRM sweeps village elections

NRM sweeps village elections

The ruling NRM party has said they won majority Local Council chairperson seats in the just concluded village election.

According to a press statement released by the NRM Secretariat yesterday, the popularity of the party has continued to grow despite heavy criticism from Opposition politicians.

 “In Kasese, the home district of the Opposition leader in Parliament, Winnie Kiiza, NRM got 481 out of 753 villages. The Opposition combined, collected less than half of NRM,” the party stated.

With 56 villages pending, the NRM also won in Rukungiri District where Opposition politician Dr Kizza Besigye hails from with 444 chairpersons, followed by the Opposition and Independents’ 231.