Former Minister of Education and Sports, Maj. Jessica Alupo has bounced back.
She won the Friday NRM primaries for Katakwi district Woman MP after defeating incumbent Violet Akurut.
Alupo got 38,582 votes (46.7%) way ahead of Akurut’s 29,435 votes representing 35.6%.
Alupo represented Katakwi district in Parliament in 8th and 9th Parliament before losing in 2016.
In Kiboga district, Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa retained the party flag as district Woman MP.
Nankabirwa polled 22,074 votes equivalent of 64%.
Aisha Nakimuli got 11,022 (35%) while Nakembo Aisha came last with with 474 votes.