The court found that there were four different results for the two candidates leading to the confusion.
Achayo was first declared winner of the Ngora County elections with 9,517 votes. Abala who had garnered 9,226 votes was instead declared winner by the Electoral Commission in Kampala.
In his October 11, 2021 petition, Jabbe Pascal Osinde Osudo, the former Director of Human Resource and Administration at UCCA, says Bamwesigye was irregularly recruited as he didn’t meet the criteria in the advert. He contends that Bamwesigye lacks the integrity to run such a highly specialized agency with regulatory powers.
Jamiru Walugembe, the Chairperson of Kimayanya B cell in Kimanya-Kabonera division and one of the victims sued the Chief Defense of Forces-CDF, the Kasijjagirwa UPDF Armored Brigade Commander Brigadier General Deus Sande, and the Brigade Intelligence Officer Major Fred Kasimoni Mushabo, over torture he suffered in the hands of the military.
Through their lawyers of Cristal Advocates, the petitioners contend that they have been employed by the Africell in various capacities for varying periods ranging from 10 and 15 years under Africell, which has had different names including among others Hits Telecom Uganda Limited, Orange Uganda Limited and Africell Uganda Limited.
“My Lord, summons was sent to all witnesses, we tried getting in touch with all of them for purposes of attending today’s session, unfortunately their contacts have remained off,” Naluze told court before pleading for extra time to get in contact with the witnesses again.
Richard Kalanzi, the Kabira Sub county LC III chairperson, says that the exercise has become very tricky without facilitation. He says that the government tasked them to register residents without providing any financial and logistical support to implement the directive.
According to the prosecution, on June 12th 2021 along Nakyesa- Kayunga road in Kayunga District, the two were accused of having Uganda People's Defense Forces -UPDF camouflage uniforms which are gazetted defence stores.