Principal Judge, Dr Flavian Zeija issued the interim orders on Tuesday in the presence of the bank's lawyer Kiryowa Kiwanuka and Usama Sebuufu. Kiggundu’s lawyer who has since been served wasn’t present in the court.
The lenders under their umbrella, Money Lenders Union Limited together with their Secretary General Male Mabirizi have filed their case before the Kampala Sub Registry of the East African Court of Justice.
Three judges of the Court of Appeal Justices Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Elizabeth Musoke and Irene Mulyagonja on Tuesday halted the proceedings pending the determination of an appeal by Lubwama on whether a person can be allowed to file an election petition outside the stipulated 60 days.
Court heard that in June 2013, while employed as Senior Assistant Town Clerk for Katwe - Butego Division in Masaka Municipal Council, Ddamba fraudulently disposed of Division land at Mutuba Musisi Garden in Masaka along Kampala Road.
Justice Batema issued the orders after ruling in favour of an application filed by Jackline Birungi Kobusingye, one of the candidates in the primaries challenging the declaration of her rival Agatha Nalubwama as the winner of the polls. Kobusingye petitioned court accusing Nalubwama and the NRM party officials of mishandling the vote tallying and general voting process.
In her ruling, Justice Nakintu, concurred with Namujju’s defence team, saying the controversy on the names of Namujju's academci documents was determined in a case filed by Nkonge’s supporter, Paul Sserwanga before Masaka High Court in 2016 and later the Court of Appeal where it was dismissed.
The petition which was filed in 2013, on grounds that the section which prohibits advocates from advertising themselves using print and electronic media is in contravention with articles of the Constitution which guarantee freedom of speech, expression and economic right.