Rebel NRM MPs To Stay In Parliament


clinic geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 150%;”>In their ruling, six out of seven justices agreed to grant the injunction to Barnabus Tinkasimire of Buyaga west, Mohammed Nsereko of Kampala central, Theodore Ssekikubo and Winfred Niwagaba of Ndorwa and further restrained the Speaker Of Parliament and the Electoral Commission from acting on the orders made by the Constitutional Court in September last year.

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However, Justice Esther Kisakye dissented, saying the MPs should be barred from accessing Parliament until their main appeal is heard and disposed off by the same court.

Meanwhile, the MPs welcomed the ruling saying that justice has prevailed.

The MPs were recently kicked out of the ruling NRM party for indiscipline, insubordination and deviating from common positions taken by the ruling political organisation.

The NRM, through the Secretary General, Amama Mbabazi, further asked Kadaga to kick the MPs out of Parliament on grounds that they no longer belonged to the organisation whose brand they based their campaigns to be elected lawmakers.


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