Minister Kiiza Rushes to Court of Appeal Over Nullified Poll

Minister Ernest Kiiza

A few days after High Court Judge Elizabeth Nahamya ordered fresh parliamentary elections in Masindi Municipality, buy more about the area Member of Parliament Ernest Kiiza has rushed to court to challenge the decision.

Kiiza who is also the Bunyoro Affairs Minister Ernest Kiiza has challenged the High Court ruling before the Court of Appeal on grounds it was full of errors that needed to be corrected by a superior court.

Kiiza through his lawyers of Sekabanja and company advocates states that Justice Elizabeth Nahamya erred in law when she believed the evidence of his political rival also former information minister Kabakumba Matsiko that he bribed voters in Masindi by funding the construction of wells, and distribution of salt, a yellow ball and jerseys.

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Kiiza also faulted justice Nahamya for holding that the distribution of the above items by agents was done with his knowledge and on his behalf.

Kiiza now seeks the court of Appeal of justices to set aside the said judgment and re-instate him as MP.


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