Bagala is equally challenging the decision. In her appeal, filed in the Court of Appeal, Bagala faults the High Court judge for holding that there was non-compliance with electoral laws and principles during the conduct of the elections for the woman MP for Mityana District in the 2021 general elections.
Mugisha polled 43,703 votes, against Luzige’s 21,216 votes. The other candidate Abdul Muyimbwa secured 3,382 votes, according to results announced this morning by the District Returning Officer Stephen Makubuya
While addressing a rally at Busimbi division playground in Mityana municipality on Tuesday, Mao noted that many people pretend to be DP party supporters when in reality they are affiliated to other political parties.
Police led by the Mityana District Police Commander Martin Okoyo restricted the launch to only 200 supporters and directed that they should practice social distancing to minimise the spread of COVID-19. However, more supporters continued gathering at the venue, overpowering the police.
Instead, he observes, members are fighting each other promoting insults and hatred, using pejorative or discriminatory language against others, and encouraging violence towards other contenders, a trend he says spells doom for Ugandan politics.