With just a day to the LC 3 and municipality mayoral elections, the major contenders in Hoima have zigzagged across the municipality, campaigning for last minute votes.
On Monday, Hoima town was turned into a beehive of activity, as candidates combed the municipality canvassing for votes. They danced, rode on bicycles and held last minute rallies till late.
Municipality Mayoral elections will take place tomorrow.
Grace Mary Mugasa, the leading contender for the Hoima municipality mayoral election walked on foot, personally greeting her supporters and asking them to support her in the impending polls.
Accompanied mainly by women, Mugasa pledged to implement the NRM manifesto, adding that she is the only one who has a direct link with the ruling party and therefore able to deliver.
Jane Kajumba and Christine Kusiima, women vendors at Hoima Bus Park market did not hide their support for Mugasa .The vendors say being a woman, Mugasa would best advocate for women issues which they say have been ignored by the male leaders.
David Maxwell Kaboyo, led hundreds of his supporters in a procession through the streets of the town.
Kaboyo, rode on an old Hero bicycle- his symbol, sparking of a lot of excitement when he decided to show a variety of dance strokes to his supporters.
Local artiste Gerald Kiweewa spiced up the procession with his "Egaali Ekozeko" hit. Other Musicians, Abdul Murasi and Wafagio Girls later joined him during a grand campaign at Hoima boma grounds.
Kaboyo a former Hoima town council Chairman, boasted of his experience in leadership and his past achievements in garbage collection, and road rehabilitation as basis for his re-election.
Francis Atugonza, the outgoing LC 3 Chairman and FDC Mayoral candidate, held his last rallies in the villages. Atugonza urged voters to look beyond party colors, and vote him because he is capable.
The Hoima mayoral race is seen as a battlefield between the ruling NRM and the opposition FDC. Forum for Democratic Change has held leadership in Hoima town council under Francis Atugonza for the last five years, whereas NRM wants to reassert its hold onto the Hoima town's central position.
The ruling party has fronted Mary Mugasa for the seat