Abdullah Magambo, a Councilor representing Northern City Division in Mbale City said that there are over 20 NUP supporters in Mbale who were arrested during the campaigns and that they have never received legal representation.
Watila claimed that the O’ Level certificate presented by his rival shows that he is David Wakikona Wanendeya while the A’ Level certificate reads Wakikona Wanendeya David. He said that his certificate from Soroti flying school carries Wakikona D. Wanendeya while his advanced flying certificate reads Wakikona David.
This came after Wanyoto’s lawyer, Swabur Marzuk notified the High court presided over by Justice Andrew Bashaija on Friday that the three including Haruna Wamboya, Ivan Nambale and Doreen Wanyeze were no show.
Matovu, who was presiding over the election petition of the former National Resistance Movement Aisha Mafabi Lumolo against Florence Nambozo, the Sironko District Woman MP said that many people will approach both sides asking for money claiming they have been sent by the judge.
Njofu who was talking during a consultative meeting of the Inzu Ya Masaaba on the way forward on the leadership of the institution said that the Bagisu in Kenya are writing a petition against the decision by the Minister to present on Tuesday.
Last week, the State Minister for Culture Peace Mutuzo declared Mike Mudoma as the new Umukuka. This follows the current fights and confusion between the two factions of Wagabyalile and Mike Mudoma who each claim to be the legitimate cultural leader.
Prior to Mushikori’s death, a group of Bamasaba clan heads led by the former Speaker, Nelson Wedaira, the former Speaker of Inzu Ya Masaba elected Jude Mike Mudoma as their leader. However, the cultural council led by Bobi Mushikori elected John Amram Wagabyalile as the cultural leader. They also went ahead to install and gazette him as the new Umukuka.
Odi garnered 967 votes beating his closest rival Sumaya Aliza Balunywa who scored 448 votes.
Other candidates in the race were independents Jacklyn Ajego who got 208, Nabuyanda Solomon with 01, Thaddeo Wanyama who got 105 and Alfred Ogwene who scored 11 votes.
In a judgment delivered by email on Sunday, Justice Emmanuel Baguma, says Onen was validly nominated by the Electoral Commission to contest for the office of Eastern Region youth Representative. He faults Electoral Commission for denominating Onen basing on allegations, saying he is eligible to run for the Eastern Youth MP seat.
Sister Rose Nelima, the incumbent speaker of Inzu Ya Masaaba Cultural Institution introduced the delegates including the representative of the “Emorimori” the leader of Teso Cultural institution and skipped Wedaira and his team prompting them to storm out.
Muhamood Masaba becomes the first Mayor of Industrial City Division after polling 8,163 votes beating his closest Rival Robert Mukhamba who polled 5,457 votes, according to results released by the Mbale City Returning Officer Charles Lobero.
According to Taitika, Kisolo and his supporters attacked Masaba accusing him of ballot stuffing, accusations they are investigating. He, however, says the actions of Kisolo and his accomplices are unlawful.
Northern City Division is comprised of two electoral areas which include Northern Division East and Northern Division West. But, reports indicate that the ballot papers that were meant for councillors in the Northern Division East, were instead sent to Northern Division West and Vice versa.
Preliminary information shows that the deceased was riding a motorcycle together with three around 1am this morning when they were attacked. It is alleged that the four were distributing appointment letters to Mweru’s polling agents when they ambushed at Nasasa-Mungoma road junction.
Hamza Wamono, Executive Director of Bugisu NGO Forum says many Gishu NRM flag bearers are disassociating themselves from campaigning for President Museveni because of the voters who are bitter with the NRM government.