Did the Ministers resign? No. They stepped aside. The legal implications are different since one would be to relinquish office while the other is simply to absent oneself from office to allow for time to have their name cleared. There is a caveat here on “stepping aside” here though. If a public official had instead
Uganda’s hard line stance on the stabilization clauses, which, we revealed, may prove to have been a winning negotiation formula. When President Yoweri Museveni’s directive for the oil companies to lift the stabilization clauses set back the Tullow farm-down it also forced a re-negotiation. Now sources tell me a couple of new situations have emerged.
The company at the center of bribery claims says they have been the result of consistent attempts to undermine and discredit its standing and assets in Uganda. The claims are in a letter to the Speaker of the House ( see below). We suggested as much in our previous post here. The most plausible explanation