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Buwembo’s Nomination Hangs in Balance as Rival Petitions Court

Nakanwagi Grace who was defeated in the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party primaries for Rubaga South Parliamentary seat has petitioned court challenging the whole process in which Habib Buwembo was handed party flag

Buwembo had cleared all the necessary requirements and was among those to be nominated today (Thursday) but with this case his nomination may be affected.

According to Chamber Summons whose receipt was acknowledged by FDC on Wednesday, the matter will come up for hearing at High court at 2pm

In this application, Nakanwagi seeks  an order quashing the ‘erroneous’ decision of FDC which declared Buwembo as the party flag bearer for Rubaga south in the fourth coming elections.

“An order of mandamus doth issue against the respondent to give all the necessary documents to the applicant to enable her get nominated by National Electoral Commission for seat of Rubaga South constituency for electoral term 2021- 2026.”

Currently the nomination exercise is under way at various District headquarters for all those intending to contest for Parliamentary seats country wide.

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