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Court to deliver ruling on Nyanzi-Nsereko election petition

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Court to deliver ruling on Nyanzi-Nsereko election petition

Esther Nansambu the Mengo Court Chief Magistrate has designated tomorrow Thursday January 28th as the day she will deliver her ruling in a case where Fred Nyanzi, the National Unity Platrform candidate is Challenging Mohammed Nsereko’s win in the just concluded election.

Nyanzi is demanding a recount of all votes cast in the Kampala Central MP race on January 14th 2021. The Chief Magistrate will deliver ruling at 11:00am tomorrow.

In the hotly contested election, Nsereko emerged a victor with 16,998 votes while Nyanzi who is also NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi’s brother, came second with 15,975.

According to Nyanzi, he was rigged of the election and wants votes from Balikudembe Primary School, KCC Primary School polling stations, Seroma Parking Yard, All saints, Martin Road, Old Kampala SS, National Theatre, Nakivubo Road, Basajjabala Taxi Park, Kampala Library, Bombo Road among other polling stations recounted.

The petitioner’s lawyer George Musisi noted that due to malpractices and irregularities, his client was wrongfully denied his victory.

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