Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Hon. Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu alias has come out to speaking about yesterday Supreme Court resolution that saw presidential age limit removal upheld in the constitution, Something majority Ugandans have described as president Museveni’s Easter gift.
According to the president hopeful, Now that courts have also Betrayed Ugandans, there is need of the locals to fight on their own.
On Thursday 18th April, In a judgment ratio of 4:3 judges ruled that majority justices of the Constitutional Court that sat in Mbale town never erred when they ruled that the entire process of conceptualizing, debating and enactment of Constitution (Amendment) Act 2018 that removed the presidential age limit from the Constitution.
“The decision of the constitutional court is upheld and this appeal fails,” said Justice Eldad Mwanguya who read the final verdict on behalf of the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe who was unwell.
The verdict by the Supreme Court meant that President Museveni, who will be above 75 years will now be eligible to stand for election in 2021.
Justices Stella Amoko Arachi, Ruby Opio Aweri, Jotham Tumwesigye and Bart Katureebe upheld the decision of the constitutional court whereas justices Eldad Mwanguhya, Paul Mugamba and Lilian Tibatemwa disagreed with the lower court.