2020 saw several key personalities in the entertainment industry joining politics and contesting for political positions in the country.
Several were triumphant such as Dr. Hilderman while others like Annaralia Oze however suffered fatal setbacks.
Among those that triumphed in the 2021 General Elections are Dr. Hilderman who, on an NUP ticket floored NRM’s Amelia Kyambadde to become MP for Mawokota North.
Hello! Singer turned politician Geofrey Lutaaya won MP seat for Kakuuto County, Rakai District in the 11th parliament.
Galaxy FM and Spark TV presenter, Ssendi Mosh Afrikan a.k.a Mr Mosh won the seat as Lord Councillor 5 in Makindye East III, Ggaba and Kansanga.
Additionally, former Bukedde TV presenter Omubi Masembe Erimia also won the Makindye West III Lord Councillor LC5 seat.
However, some Celebrities did not register the success and victory as anticipated.
Singer Joseph Mayanja a.k.a Jose Chameleone lost to the incumbent Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago in the voting exercise held on Wednesday.
NBS’ Annaralia Oze, who was vying for Woman Councilor LC 5 seat in Rubaga North was unsuccessful.
Mugudwa Jonah a.k.a Jonathan Jaxta, a presenter on Digida FM and Delta TV was eyeing Nakawa 5 West LC5 Councillor seat but it all ended in premium tears pro max
Christopher Galukande a.k.a Deejay X, a presenter at BBS Telefayina, almost won the Rubaga North Councillor LC5 seat.
Lastly, VJ Junior, real name Matovu MarySmarts, was also thumped in his political bid for the Mutungo Parish Nakawa III LC5 Councilor seat.