“The first respondent [Museveni] is the incumbent president, he has been in power for 35 years with an established party structure which has not suffered any disruptions or closures as were suffered by the applicant’s party at the expense of the state organs,” said Kisakye.
“When I was appointed a judge of this court in 2009, I swore to uphold the Constitution of Uganda, and also took the judicial oath. I am acting based on those undertakings I made, I felt it my constitutional duty to disobey the unconstitutional orders of the Chief Justice and fulfill my duty as a member of this Coram,” Justice Kisakye added.
Dollo and seven other justices of the court delivered the majority judgement which was read by Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi, and when it was time for Kisakye to read hers, she discovered that it was missing, and instantly, the public address system was turned off, power connectivity was switched off as court officials and lawyers representing President Yoweri Museveni, the Electoral Commission and Attorney General; the three respondents in the case walked away.
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“We are in a multiparty dispensation, but somebody to be a Speaker becomes a Speaker for all of us, not a Speaker for NRM. I think your discussions in CEC can be pedestrian discussions, can be corridor whispers; they will not bind this House… CEC does not superimpose ideas on Parliament. I don’t think anyone of us should accept to go that direction,” Basalirwa said.
“Uganda is proud to lead a positive narrative on refugees and to demonstrate not only our humanity, but that together refugees and host communities can thrive,” said Namuyangu.
Oulanyah, the Omoro MP, first gave a shot at the Speakership in 2016 but their nasty fight forced President Yoweri Museveni to use CEC to persuade Oulanyah to back down and maintain the status quo at Parliament.