Mujasis victory had been nullified by High Court Judge Margaret Oumo Oguli following an application filed by his political rival, Vincent Magombe, claiming that the polls were marred with vote rigging, voter intimidation and bribery.
Section 14A c of The Political Parties and Organisations Amendment Act, 2010 states that political parties or organisations with representation in parliament will receive funding from public resources according to their numerical strength in the house.
Odonga Otto says the decision to exclude them from the Shadow cabinet is a show of vengeance against the key supporters of Besigyes loyalists. He wonders why many senior opposition members were left out in favor of newly elected legislators.
The Go forward pre-campaign expenditure was Shillings 327 million, FDC Shillings 1.5 Billion, DP Shillings 156 Million and UPC Shillings 132 Million. According to the report, the highest expenditure was recorded in January, where Shillings 118 Billion was used by all candidates.
Although Frank Tumwebaze, the Minister for the Presidency says all political parties and former presidential aspirants were sent invitations, the Presidents of Uganda Peoples congress UPC, Democratic Party DP and Justice Forum JEEMA have said that their parties were not invited for the event.
However, DP President Norbert Mao, says there is no such agreement to front Grace Ouma Akello as claimed by Olara Otunnu, and warned that there is need to exercise caution before fronting another opposition candidate.