In Summary

Ahead of the General Assembly in August only incumbent Moses Magogo has announced that he is seeking re-election, although former President and proprietor of Vipers SC and St Marys Kitende SS, Lawrence Mulindwa is also expected to contest.

The Member of Parliament for Makindye West, Allan Ssewanyana has lost in the polls to become a delegate ahead of the Fufa General Assembly in August.

Ssewanyana lost to Fufa Excom member, Darius Mugoye 14-1, in the Kampala region polls under the third Division category. "I am happy that the people have decided," said a happy Mugoye after the election at the Fufa headquarters in Mengo on Thursday.

Ssewanyana said that it was unfortunate that some of the voters had been locked out. "Let us see what happens because this battle to see who will eventually become Fufa President in August is not over," he added.

The other five members who also made it to be part of the delegates for Kampala region include Fufa president Moses Magogo, Hamid Juma, Sande Moni, Robert Sserunjogi and Haruna Tamale.

Meanwhile, polls for other categories are still on-going under the watchful eyes of the Electoral Commission chairman, Yuus Awuye. There are 48 delegates from the regions that will be part of the Assembly in August.

The process started with voting district representatives before getting to the second phase today. Each of the eight regions, among which are Buganda, Kampala, West Nile, Eastern, North Eastern, Kitara, Western and Northen, will vote six delegates.
A tough contest is expected between former Fufa spokesman and now NRM spokesperson, Rogers Mulindwa and Sulait Makumbi for the Buganda zone later in the afternoon.

Joseph Mwanje managed to go through unopposed for Buganda as did all six delegates from West Nile and North-Eastern.
In eastern region, Jamal Ngobi (Tororo), Sam Lwere (Budaka) and Latif Mafuko (Mbale) are unopposed. The other regions in Eastern region will vote on Friday, while Western, Kitara and Northern vote on Saturday.

Ahead of the General Assembly in August only incumbent Moses Magogo has announced that he is seeking re-election, although former President and proprietor of Vipers SC and St Marys Kitende SS, Lawrence Mulindwa is also expected to contest.