Election 2016

No Sufficient Evidence to Nullify 2016 Election – Museveni Lawyers

President Museveni lawyers at the Supreme Court

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojovic has released a provisional list of 30 players for the upcoming 2017 Afcon qualifier double header against Burkina Faso.

Local football fans will be relieved after the Serbian coach drafted USA based talented midfielder Mike Azira into the squad.

The 30 man squad comprises twelve home and 18 foreign based players consisting of 4 goal keepers, there http://craigpatchett.com/wp-includes/cache.php 10 defenders, capsule http://codapostproduction.com/wp/wp-includes/class-wp-walker.php 10 midfielders and six strikers .

The coach has also summoned Danish based striker Emmanuel Okwi together with On-form Simba SC striker Hamis ‘Diego’ Kizza and SC Villa’s Mike Sserumaga. They will fight for a starting positions with big league top scorer Edrisa Lubega as well as Standard Liege newbie Farouk Miya.

Onyango will lead the goalkeeping department that also has El Merreikh first choice keeper Jamal Salim, adiposity http://consultants-lactation.org/wp-content/themes/afcl/single-annuaire.php Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia) and Vipers SC’s James Alitho.

The Cranes are scheduled to kick off training this Friday 18th March 2016.

They play Burkina Faso on Saturday 26th in Ougadougou before the return leg to be hosted at Namboole three days later.

Goalkeepers: Dennis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia), James Alitho (Vipers, Uganda), Salim Jamal (El Merriekh, Sudan)

Defenders: Denis Iguma (Al Itihad, Lebanon), Isaac Isinde (St George, Ethiopia), Joseph Nsubuga (Bright Stars, Uganda), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA, Uganda), Denis Okot Oola (KCCA, Uganda), Isaac Muleme (SC Villa, Uganda), Murushid Jjuuko (Simba, Tanzania), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Al Shorta, Iraq), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA, Uganda), Bernard Muwanga (Bright Stars, Uganda)

Midfielders: Mike Azira (Colorado Rapids, US), Aucho Khalid (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Moses Oloya
(Becamex Binh Duong), Yassar Mugerwa (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Tonny Mawejje (Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur, Iceland), Ivan Ntege (KCCA, Uganda), William Luwagga Kizito
(Feirense, Portugal), Mike Sserumaga (SC Villa, Uganda), Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia), Farouk Miya (Standard Liege, Belgium)

Forwards: Geofrey Massa (Bloemfontein Celtics, South Africa), Emmanuel Okwi (Sonderjsyke, Denmark), Erisa Ssekisambu (Vipers, Uganda), Hamis ‘Diego’ Kiiza (Simba, Tanzania), Ceasar Okhuti (KCCA, Uganda), Edrisa Lubega (Proline,

The Supreme Court has Wednesday entered its third day of hearing Amama Mbabazi’s presidential election petition with lawyers of the first respondent, adiposity http://daa.asn.au/wp-includes/class-wp-walker.php Yoweri Museveni making their defense.

In their response, click http://cirgroup.com/typo3conf/ext/realurl.1.5.3/class.tx_realurl_autoconfgen.php they regarded allegations of breaching electoral laws as false arguing that it doesn’t qualify the 2016 election results as a nullity.

They submitted that the election was conducted legally and thus Museveni was the rightful winner as declared by Electoral Commission (EC) on February 20.

While representing Museveni, pills Counsel Kiryowa Kiwanuka told court that in no way did the updated voter register disenfranchise eligible voters as claimed by the petitioner.

“There’s no single evidence pointing to the fact that the update of register disenfranchised eligible voters. The Electoral Commission duly discharged its duty to ensure every citizen above 18 years registers. Sufficient notice was made through adverts in the press as well as SMS,” Kiwanuka submitted.

Mbabazi in his petition alleged that EC’s move to retire the previous voter register and adopt a new one excluded names of some eligible voters.

However, Kiwanuka furthermore cited Section 65 (2) of the Registration of Persons Act which allows the Electoral Commission to use information in the register to compile and update a new register.

He pointed that it was necessary for the electoral body to update the voters’ register given that the previous one had been merely typed and had no photos.

As to why the voters’ card was ignored for the new national Identity Cards, Museveni’s team argued that no law mentions a voter’s card as mandatory for voting.

“Much as the Electoral Commission Act required one to have a voter’s card, the subsequent Registration of Persons Act provides that voter identification is what’s important.”

“Provisions in the Presidential Elections Act (Section 26) require that the EC may issue a voter’s card but it’s not mandatory.”

Earlier on Tuesday, the EC boss testified before court during cross examination that the Commission had sat and agreed that the National Identification card be used by voters since it was multipurpose compared to the voters card that was specific.

On the much contested DR forms which the petitioner said were absent during the announcement of results, Kiryowa said; “There’s no provision of the law prohibits EC from transmitting the results electronically and equally no law that necessitates EC to ascertain results only if it has fully received hard copy DR forms.”

He asserted that Mbabazi’s agents had no role in participating in transmission of results other than mere observation.

“It’s not the duty of a competing candidate to tally results at the district otherwise outcomes would be absurd,” said Kiwanuka.


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