The LC III chairperson for Pakanyi Sub County in Masindi district, Kyomya William Rumbeiha has officially stepped down as aspiring candidate for the same for 2016-2021.
Kyomya who has been the area LC III chairperson for Pakanyi Sub County for 30 years since 1986, in a letter dated 17th December 2015 informed the district returning officer Masindi, Ibrahim Kizindo notifying him of his decision to step down.
Kyomya who was nominated as an independent candidate for LC III chairperson on 29th November 2015 at 3:00pm told the district returning officer that, he had since read and understood his party’s constitution (National Resistance Movement-NRM) and realized that after having participated in the party primary elections, it was not right for him to stand as an independent candidate.
“I therefore in accordance with Chapter Three, Section 8, sub section 4(e)(iii) of the NRM Party constitution write to your good office withdrawing my candidature as an independent candidate with immediate effect in the best interest of my party (NRM)”, part of the letter dully signed by Kyomya reads.
The letter was copied to the secretary general NRM, chairperson Electoral Commission NRM, district chairperson NRM and district registrar NRM.
When contacted, Ibrahim Kizindo, the district registrar Masindi said that, they had received Kyomya at their office on Monday 21st December 2015 with the letter that was incomplete since some documents had not been attached to it.
Kizondo who could not indicate the other documents and things that Kyomya had to fulfill maintained that, the LC III boss had been advised on what to do.
Kyomya was terribly defeated in all polling stations with Pakanyi Sub County by Frank Asiimwe aka Asiimwe MDD, an artist of cultural songs during NRM primary elections.