Abed Bwanika

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Abed Bwanika (born August 1, 1967 in Masaka) is a Ugandan politician. He ran as an independent candidate in February 2006 presidential election, where he finished in fourth place, with 0.95% of the vote (65,874 total votes).[citation needed] He has a degree in veterinary medicine and is a pastor at a Christian Witness church in Kampala.[1] He has indicated that he will run again for the 2011 presidential election.[2]

Election results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 23 February 2006 Ugandan presidential election results
Candidates - nominating parties Votes %
Yoweri Museveni - National Resistance Movement 4,109,449 59.26
Kizza Besigye - Forum for Democratic Change 2,592,954 37.39
John Ssebaana Kizito - Democratic Party 109,583 1.58
Abed Bwanika - Independent 65,874 0.95
Miria Obote - Uganda People's Congress 57,071 0.82
Total 6,934,931 100.00
Source: New Vision newspaper, Electoral Commission of Uganda