However on Friday, the Speaker said the councillors did not follow the rightful procedures while signing the petition. He explains that according to the rules of procedure of the local government councils, all petitions have to be filed in his presence, which he says was not the case with the councillor’s petition.
In his petition dated November 22nd, Opio contends that the election was characterized by ballot stuffing, bribery, Intimidation. He also says that some party members were denied a chance to vote. He also cited the sub-counties of Buhimba and Kizirafumbi, which closed voting at 12 pm.
Matsiko, the National Resistance Movement- NRM party candidate lost the seat to Muzanira during a by-election held on May 31. But she says the exercise was marred with irregularities and hooliganism orchestrated by members of the opposition.
Kivumbi maintains that Kyazze, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party, was erroneously nominated to contest for the seat because he is not a registered voter in Njeru municipality.
One of the petitions was submitted by Amos Kivumbi, a candidate for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change against Yasin Kyazze, a nominated candidate for the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM party.
Kiiza says UCC didnt consult online publishers such as people using social media platforms like Twitter, WhatsApp and Facebook among others to find out how they will be affected once they reveal their identity before issuing the directive.
The decision follows a monitoring and evaluation exercise which established that there was no work done on the proposed rehabilitation of the eight-kilometre Mparo-Butambi road in Rwamucucu Sub County and the installation of steel culverts at Nyakashebeya Church of Uganda Bridge in Kashambya Sub County, Rukiga district.
Rt. Hon. Speaker, although the Presidential Age Limit is not an entrenched constitutional provision, we would like to counsel that the matter is critical that it be subjected to the attention of all the citizens via countrywide conversations or a national dialogue.
A section of Christians from Kigezi Diocese have faulted Bishop George Bagamuhunda for failing to crack a whip on a priest who fathered a child outside the wedlock and abandoned both mother and child. In May this year, Venerable Reverend Edward Mwesigwa was dragged to police for child neglect. The child, a boy, is now about 14 years and in primary seven at Rubaya Primary School in Kabale district.
In his petition, Nandiinda argues that there is no justification for the Shillings 44 million.He claims that the contractors quoted Shillings 150,000 for ceramic titles yet they cost Shillings 150,000.