Ssentamu, who held the flag for the National Unity Platform petitioned the High Court in Mpigi challenging the election of Sylvia Nayebale as the elected woman member of parliament for Gomba district citing election mal-practice. The Electoral Commission declared Nayebale as winner after collecting 30,253 votes against Ssentamu’s 22,657 votes following the 14th January, 2021 general elections.
As a result, the High Court Judge Dr Andrew Bashaija dismissed the case on grounds that the affidavit in support of the petition sworn by James Nadhongha was invalid and incompetent since the Commissioner of Oaths whom he had sworn the affidavit in support of the petition did not possess a valid practicing certificate at the time.
The courts at lower local government administrative units are charged with adjudicating minor cases and making relevant orders for; compensation, reconciliation, declaration, costs, restitution, apology, attachment, and sales among others.
Byansi notes that the coffee sector in the country has many stakeholders including farmers, exporters, associations, and unions such as Bugisu Cooperative Union and Ankole Coffee Produce Cooperative Union among others who were never consulted on the agreement in question.