Full text of the 2016 Uganda Presidential Election petition

On 31 March 2016, the Uganda Supreme Court dismissed an election petition filed by former presidential candidate and 2nd runner-up in the February 18 presidential election. Mr Mbabazi, also former prime Minister in the incumbent’s government filed a petition to nullify the election results citing various irregularities. Court found that he did not produce enough evidence to back up the allegations. Here is the full text of the unanimous decision by the justices.

Amama Mbabazi v Museveni & Ors (PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PETITION NO. O1 OF 2016) [2016] UGSC 3 (31 March 2016)