Election 2016

Mbarara: Maj Kazoora, Kyamadidi Brace for NRM Battle

John Kazoora will be seeking to return to parliament after a 10 year break

About 1000 people of majorly Nubian origin have petitioned the civil division of the High Court in Kampala seeking orders for their bank accounts frozen during the over throw of President Idi Amin to be reactivated and money refunded.

One Ismail Dabule filed the petition dated December 1st 2015, find http://ckls.org/wp-includes/class-wp-simplepie-file.php on behalf of 1004 others.

According to the petition, pills http://chamberhealthcoop.com/wp-admin/includes/export.php following the over throw of President Idi Amin in 1979, the National Consultative Council, enacted the Banking Act that gave the then finance minister powers to make legal notices of 1982 and 1984 that led to the freezing of the Nubian Muslims’ bank accounts.

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The petitioners   assert  that the minister then instructed Bank of Uganda to take over their accounts that were held in Uganda  Commercial Bank (now Stanbic bank), Grindlays Bank, Barclays Bank and Libya Bank (now Tropical Bank) but later froze their accounts and other business accounts.

Dabule says that in compliance with orders, the mentioned banks held a meeting that saw the barring of the affected people from accessing their bank accounts and had their money transferred to Bank of Uganda.

“Freezing of the bank accounts was done without according the affected people a hearing and no reason was given to as to why this happened, a move which was against the rules of natural justice,” Dabule says in the petition.

Court documents also indicate that some time back in 1982, without their notice, the said banks illegally and wrongfully through Bank of Uganda, accessed the petitioners’ money and used it.

As a result, they said, they lost control over their funds and could not invest it or benefit from it.

Through their lawyers of Omongole and Company Advocates, the petitioners want court to compel Bank of Uganda and the other named commercial banks to pay back their money in Uganda shillings at a dollar rate of $1 to Shs7, a rate that was applicable in 1979 when the accounts were frozen.

They also want an order for a compound interest at a commercial rate of 25% per annum for money invested in Treasury Bills from 1979 till time of payment in full.

“Court must order that each of us is compensated in damages for the last 36 years that the rights were violated and suffered,” the petition insists.

By publication, court was yet to summon the cited commercial banks and the Bank of Uganda to file in their defense before a hearing date can be set.
About 1000 people of majorly Nubian origin have petitioned the civil division of the High Court in Kampala seeking orders for their bank accounts frozen during the over throw of President Idi Amin to be reactivated and money refunded.

One Ismail Dabule filed the petition dated December 1st 2015, price http://daa.asn.au/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-shipping.php on behalf of 1004 others.

According to the petition, approved following the over throw of President Idi Amin in 1979, more about the National Consultative Council, enacted the Banking Act that gave the then finance minister powers to make legal notices of 1982 and 1984 that led to the freezing of the Nubian Muslims’ bank accounts.

The petitioners   assert  that the minister then instructed Bank of Uganda to take over their accounts that were held in Uganda  Commercial Bank (now Stanbic bank), Grindlays Bank, Barclays Bank and Libya Bank (now Tropical Bank) but later froze their accounts and other business accounts.

Dabule says that in compliance with orders, the mentioned banks held a meeting that saw the barring of the affected people from accessing their bank accounts and had their money transferred to Bank of Uganda.

“Freezing of the bank accounts was done without according the affected people a hearing and no reason was given to as to why this happened, a move which was against the rules of natural justice,” Dabule says in the petition.

Court documents also indicate that some time back in 1982, without their notice, the said banks illegally and wrongfully through Bank of Uganda, accessed the petitioners’ money and used it.

As a result, they said, they lost control over their funds and could not invest it or benefit from it.

Through their lawyers of Omongole and Company Advocates, the petitioners want court to compel Bank of Uganda and the other named commercial banks to pay back their money in Uganda shillings at a dollar rate of $1 to Shs7, a rate that was applicable in 1979 when the accounts were frozen.

They also want an order for a compound interest at a commercial rate of 25% per annum for money invested in Treasury Bills from 1979 till time of payment in full.

“Court must order that each of us is compensated in damages for the last 36 years that the rights were violated and suffered,” the petition insists.

By publication, court was yet to summon the cited commercial banks and the Bank of Uganda to file in their defense before a hearing date can be set.
Former Kashaari County Member of Parliament John Kazoora who is now seeking to represent Mbarara Municipality in Parliament John Kazoora was the first in line to be nominated by the Electoral Commission this morning at the district offices in Kamukuzi.

The FDC flag bearer, drugs http://danielpyne.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-menus-v1-1-endpoint.php who lost his Kashaari seat parliamentary seat back in 2006 after breaking ties the ruling party, dosage will be facing tough competition from a powerful new entrant Michael Tusiime of the NRM in next year’s general elections.

Upon being nominated Maj. John Kazora asked the people in the municipality to elect a real legislator and not people who will only represent them on funerals and wedding ceremonies.

He said that now Mbarara Municipality has received 3 more divisions of Nyakayojo, pilule Biharwe and Kakika, it would require a more experienced and assertive representative to lobby for services.

Next in the nomination queue was Mujuni Vincent Kyamadidi who hopes to defend his Rwampara County seat but this time on an independent ticket after losing in the NRM primaries.

Kyamadid after nomination told press that he was deeply saddened by what transpired during the party primaries and expressed home that these would not be replicated during next year’s general elections.

By the time we left the electoral commission offices, over 10 candidates had already been nominated on different party tickets and they included; Major John Basheija Kazora (FDC) MP Mbarara municipality, hon. Vincent Mujuni Kyamadidi (independent) MP Rwampara, Didas Tabaro(Independent) MP Kashari north, Yaguma Rutashokwa (NRM) MP Kashari north, Mercy Mworozi (independent) Rwampara MP, Charles Ngabirano (NRM ) Rwampara MP, rosette Kajungu Mutambi (NRM) woman MP Mbarara municipality, Muhumuza Bright (independent) MP Mbarara municipality, Betty Basajja (independent) MP Mbarara Municipality, Gordon kappa Mutima (independent) Rwampara MP, Itungo Nassan (NRM) Kashari south MP, Rev. Sam Mugarura Norman(independent) MP Mbarara municipality

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