Minister Opendi ejected from parliament


Sarah Opendi

The High Court in Mbale has nullified the election of state minister for primary health-care Sarah Opendi as the Tororo District woman Member of Parliament.

Court on Thursday kicked Opendi out of parliament following as petition filed by Ayo Jacinta challenging the Electoral Commission results in which Opendi was declared winner of the February 18 elections.

Opendi contested as an Independent candidate in the parliamentary elections aftêr she was thwarted by Ayo in the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) primaries.

At the time of the ruling, Opendi was absent in the court room.

She was however, represented by Kabale Olivia, the former woman Member of Parliament for Iganga district who recently lost.

Lady justice Margaret Oumo Oguli directed Opendi to pay costs of suit.


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