The Deputy Chief Justice of the republic of Uganda His Worship Alphonse Owinyi –Dollo has warned Deputy Attorney General Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana not to get excited for submitting his defense during the constitutional age limit removal court hearing in Mbale.
He added that the decision they will take will not come from the smiles or the gloomy faces being showed in the courtroom but it’s a fair and just decision that Ugandans have diligently wait for.
This comment came after Hon. Rukutana bragged for having have rightly answered all the court requirement thereby calling for applause.
Owinyi –Dollo was handling this hearing alongside a team of other justices including Justice Remmy Kasule, Elizabeth Musoke, Cheborion Barishaki and Kenneth Kakuru.
This matter was petitioned by Mr Male Mabirizi, MP Gerald Karuhanga (IND, Ntungamo Municipality), Jonathan Odur (UPC, Erute South ), Allan Ssewanyana (DP, Makindye West), Mubarak Munyagwa (FDC, Kawempe South), Ibrahim Ssemujju (FDC, Kira Municipality) and Leader of the Opposition Winfred Kiiza.
The MPs filed a joint petition, save for one challenging Kadaga’s suspension of six MPs during the heated debate on the now contested amendment, where Leader of the Opposition Winfred Kiiza is not a party.
Other petitioners are Prosper Busingye and city lawyer, Abeine Buregyeya.
All petitioners list Attorney General and Speaker Rebecca Kadaga as respondents.