Bobi Wine historically wins Kyadondo East MP seat
Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, commonly known as Bobi Wine, has won the Kyadondo East MP seat after he was declared victor by the Electoral Commission on Thursday evening.
The musician-turned-politician beat his four challengers including NRM’s William Sitenda Ssebalu, FDC’s Apollo Kantinti, and independents Nkunyingi Muwada and Dr. Sowedi Kayongo Male.
After tallying up the votes from the 93 polling stations across the constituency, Electoral Commission returning officer Francis Nkurunziza, announced the final results and declared Kyagulanyi winner at 9.42pm EA local time.
Bobi Wine collected a winning 25,659 votes, Ssebalu got 4,566 votes, Kantinti managed 1,832 votes, Nkunyingi had 575 and Kayongo received 377 votes.
The number of valid votes was 32,999, the invalid ones were 311 and 41 votes were spoiled. The total number of votes cast was 33,310.
“The first thing I want to do is to reconcile the leaders of Kyadondo East,” said Kyagulanyi, after being declared Winner.