Mbarara High Court Dismisses MP’s Case Against NRM

The Legislator's Counsel Ngariye Ruhindi speaks to press after the ruling

Court in Mbarara has today dismissed a case filed by Buhweju District Woman MP Olive Koyekyenga on grounds that it lacked substance.

The incumbent MP Koyekyenga was recently floored by her opponent Alice Ayetoraniire Byamukama in the National Resistance Movement party primaries.

Citing electoral irregularities, what is ed recipe she immediately petitioned the party Electoral Commission Chairman Dr Tanga Odoi, there who upon review disregarded her concerns.

She thus decided to rush to Mbarara High Court to legally challenge the ruling party.

However, sick today morning court expelled the case on grounds that it had baseless proof to the matter.

Didas Muhumuza, the High Court assistant registrar said that Koyechenga presented no reasonable proof that several malpractices were witnessed during the election time.

He added that NRM as a registered party in its powers established that the said election was fairly conducted and thus termination of its results was unnecessary.

A distraught Hon. Koyekyenga after the court ruling refused to speak to press, but briefly assured her supporters that she would run next year on an independent ticket.

Alison Ayetoraniire Byamukama who won the primaries said that she is free to associate, cooperate and work with the incumbent for the good of the young district.

Koyekyenga was elected the district woman MP in the November 2013 by-election, replacing her sister-in-law the late Hon Joy Kariisa, who had died earlier in September.


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