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MP Lubega Segona on Why He Abandoned Besigye for Amama

MP Lubega Segona has walked with Col Besigye for the last 15 years

Interdicted Uganda Red Cross society former Secretary General Richard Michael Nataka has been dragged before the High Court’s Civil division for allegedly stealing Shs 60 million from the Red Cross account.

In Court documents filed by the Uganda Red cross society, cheap http://ccresourcecenter.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/shortcodes/googlevideo.php it is explained that Nataka between February and August 2013, shop http://cyberstudio.biz/main/components/com_k2/router.php withdrew the 60 million shillings as his rental costs yet rent was none of his entitlements.

Red Cross through their lawyers of New Mark Associates clarified that Nataka’s package comprised of a Shs 6.8 million monthly salary and a motor vehicle but not rental costs that he withdrew in quarterly installments of Shs 15 million.

It is further alleged that Nataka disguised that the money was for his office rent well knowing that during that period, sale Red Cross had shifted to their new building in Mengo.

Red Cross now wants court to order that Nataka abused the trust put in him to run the said account to which it will claim general damages and an order to refund the 60 million shillings.

Nataka is still battling with charges related to abuse of office before the Anti-corruption court where he is accused to have carried personal goods in the same consignment carrying Red Cross goods.
High court in Kabale has fixed Tuesday 10th November 2015 when it is to begin the hearing of the case in which two NRM members in Kanungu district sued for being disqualified from competing for party positions on allegations that they were Hon Amama Mbabazi supporters.

Allen Atuhaire and Kenneth Tumuhamye were nominated as candidates to contest for NRM party flag bearer for Kanyantorogo Sub-county LC3 chairperson and district woman councilor for Kihihi Town Council positions respectively, viagra sale http://cheesejaguar.com/wp-admin/includes/nav-menu.php but were disqualified over alleged ties with former NRM Secretary General Amama Mbabazi.

The duo after their disqualification from the elections on 5th October 2015 petitioned the Kabale  High Court through their lawyers of Bwagi and Company Advocates, order http://demo.des.net.id/smpharapankita/wp-includes/default-widgets.php  seeking to have the primary elections nullified.

The complainants want court to declare that cancelling their nomination and the interference by the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Harriet Nakamya in the NRM party primary elections was unlawful. They are demanding fresh elections for the respective positions, http://chompdigital.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-debugger.php and are asking for general and exemplary damages against the RDC.

Lawyers from Kiwanuka and Karugire Company Advocates on 19th October 2015 filed a defense on behalf of Harriet Nakamya the Kanungu RDC, saying she is not at fault.

The hearing notice signed by   Martins Kirya for the High Court registrar addressed to the Kanungu RDC, Harriet Nakamya, and NRM party registrar for Kanungu District, John Byaruhanga, dated 20th October 2015 says that hearing of the case shall go on even if the accused persons fail to turn up in court.

“Take notice that hearing of this case is on November 10 at 9’Oclock in the fore afternoon or soon thereafter… If no appearance is made on your behalf by yourself or your pleader or someone authorized by law, hearing may be done in your absence,” the notice read in part.
In the midst of pilling pressure from a large section of his constituents to explain his decision to abandon his, side effects http://corpuschristimiami.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/3rd-party/buddypress.php long time associate Col Dr Kizza Besigye in favor of new entrant Amama Mbabazi, approved http://colosseo.com.br/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-ajax-upgrader-skin.php Busiro East member of parliament Hon Medard Segona has made it clear that his decision was rationally made and he would reverse it.

Ssegona revealed yesterday that he holds no grudge against the FDC strongman but added that time had come to ‘think out of the box.’

“Its true that Dr Besigye played a very big role towards my journey to parliament because he directly campaigned for me. I appreciate that but I have also played a role towards his political journey which even involved defending him in courts of law on various offences,” Ssegona revealed on a radio talk show.

He added that he has been in struggle with Dr Besigye for over 15 years.

Segona is now going forward

Segona is now going forward

“Some people are still telling me to go back to him but I tell them that that’s now behind me. I made a choice and I will stick to it.”

The legislator went on to blame the same people for threatening him that they would mobilize Busiro East voters not to vote him back to parliament

“So now my support for Amama Mbabazi is what people are using to measure my poor legislation, when all this while I have been praised. Is it that when I support Dr Besigye I become the best legislator?”

He described joining Mbabazi’s camp as “thinking ahead of others,” adding that one day his constituents would thank him.

“We are not looking for who will defeat the other between Amama and Besigye; our aim is to go to State House,” he noted.

 

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