In a twist of events, NRM has withdrawn the flag from Mwesigye and decided to conduct fresh elections. Through his lawyers of Okello Oryem & Co Advocates, Col. Mwesigye has written to Odoi, seeking an explanation on the results, his declaration and endorsement as NRM candidate for Nyabushozi constituency.
Each of the aspirants is required to present at least 100 signatures from 2/3 of the districts across the country. Uganda currently has 146 districts, implying that a candidate is required to have signatures from at least 96 districts, prior to their nomination. Each of the seconders is expected to be a registered voter with a National Identification Number.
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.