Four more NRM MPs fall

Four more NRM MPs fall

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Four more NRM MPs fall
Written by DERRICK KIYONGA & SADAB KITATTA KAAYA
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Hajat Rehema Watongola (R) after swearing in as Kamuli MP
Every election petition court ruling since June seems to bring joy and relief to the opposition as more ruling NRM MPs are thrown out of Parliament.
Yesterday was one of the worst days in court sitting  for the ruling NRM. In separate court rulings, NRM lost four more MPs after the High Courts in Jinja, Mbale, Kampala and Lira nullified the February 18 election of Hajat Rehema Watongola (Kamuli municipality), Annet Nyaketcho (Tororo North), Edward Ssembatya (Katikamu South) and Col Charles Okello Engola, the minister of state for Defence and NRM MP for Oyam North.
Tuesday’s court rulings brought to 11 the number of NRM MPs in the 10th Parliament who have lost election petitions and subsequently their seats. The 12th loser of a parliamentary seat, Lucy Atim Aciro, was an independent MP. Apart from Nyakecho, whose election was annulled due to vot...

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2016-06-29 12:05:03

NRM = National Retardation Movement.

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