Rtd. Col Fred Mwesigye was announced the NRM Flag bearer for Nyabushozi, against his challenger Wilson Kajwengye while Christopher Bakashaba who came third.
Eyebrows were raised after the Kiruhura district NRM returning officer, Kiruhura district first declared Ambassador Wilson Kajwengye the winner of the election.
A few hours later, he declared Col Mwesigye who garnered 36,417 votes against Kajwengye’s 12,000 votes.
Supporters of Kajwengye disputed the results citing bribery, intimidation, and malpractice.