Survey: Betty Nambooze leading with 54% in Mukono Minicipality MP race

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2021 polls: Betty Nambooze leading with 54% in Mukono Minicipality MP race. Whisper Eye News

National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate in Mukono municipality Hon Betty Nambooze is leading the race with 54% according to opinion polls.

MP Nambooze, who is seeking a third term in parliament, together with 10 other legislators defected from DP to NUP, citing lack of internal democracy in their party.

Whisper Eye News has been reliably informed that top NRM leaders in Mukono claim they cannot support their party flag bearer Abbas Ssozi because he cannot defeat Ms Nambooze.

They, therefore, decided to rally behind Mr George Fred Kagimu popularly known as Festino of DP, who is Ms Nambooze’s main challenger.

The merger of National Resistance Movement (NRM) members to support businessman Kagimu puts him in the second position with 29.2% according to the opinion polls.

Abbas Ssozi who is the NRM flag bearer is in a distant third with 05%.

Other contenders are Mr Dunstan Eddy Mbogo of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and independents; Zirimala Kiggundu, Edward Balikuddembe, Hadijja Ndagire Nakanja and Seera Nishaba who share 11.8%.

Many residents in Mukono municipality told Whisper Eye news that non of the candidates can defeat Ms Nambooze.