Ailing Kajwengye Pulls Out of Ibanda District Chairman Race
The Ibanda district chairperson LC 5 Melichiadis Kajwengye has announced his retirement from active politics and says he is not going to stand again in the next general elections.
Kajwengye who has served Ibanda since its inception in 2005 made the pronouncement last evening as he addressed the public on a local radio station.
Kajwengye who is also a younger brother to Minister for Karamoja John Byabagambi and the Ibanda South Member of Parliament, cited health related issues.
Kajwengye also endorsed one of his council members Happy Mayanja, whom he said would ably carry on with his development plans.
Kajwegye, a brother to Karamoja Affairs Minister Eng. John Byabagambi previously served as the Works Secretary in Mbarara District Council before it was split up.