Court orders government to pay Lukwago for 2013 improper impeachment

BY: Eyalama In Politics On

“I am a very happy man. Yes, the victory has come late but at least it has finally come,” Erias Lukwago said after the unanimous judgment by the Court of Appeal ordering government to pay the Lord Mayor Shs500m was read out.

The judgment is in effect to arrears for salaries Lukwago missed following his controversial impeachment in 2013. The three justices Stephen Musota, Kenneth Kakuru and Christopher Madrama heard the appeal which had been filed by government against Lukwago who won the first case in the High Court.

The judges unanimously dismissed the appeal and said it had been overtaken by events. “I also note that the proceedings giving rise to this application arose out of the impeachment of the Lord Mayor in 2011 term of office.

The issues raised and the matters deposed to by George Kalemera and Jennifer Musisi Ssemakula are in respect of the term of office of Lord Mayor which ended in 2016,” Justice Musota, who wrote the lead judgment, said.

[corona country="Uganda" title="Uganda"]


Add your comments:

[corona country="Kenya" title="Kenya"]
Download Our News App Here

You may also read!

Gaddafi son’s presidential bid blocked by Libya’s electoral body

Libya's electoral commission on Wednesday announced its rejection of the candidacy of Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of slain dictator


Doctors strike: UMA meeting with Museveni ends fruitless

Doctors under their umbrella association of Uganda Medical Association (UMA) have vowed to continue with their industrial action, despite


Sheebah’s Ex ‘Oscar’ calls upon her for help

Ailing singer Oscar of the disbanded group Big Tym has come out to call upon his alleged ex Sheebah


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu