FDC picks Nyanjura for KCCA speaker

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Doreen Nyanjura

Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] has announced Doreen Nyanjura as the party flag bearer for Kampala Capital City Authority [KCCA] Speakership race.

Nyanjura is the LCV KCCA Councillor for Makerere University.

She was announced Monday by the party president Patrick Oboi Amuriat at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi along Entebbe road.

“This went through a vetting process and the only person who appeared for vetting was Nyanjura Doreen whom I have the pleasure now to declare as our flag bearer,” Amuriat announced.

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This was met with cheers and loud shouts of “one people, one Uganda, eeh Makerere Oyeeh!”

Amuriat, on behalf of the FDC leadership, handed Nyanjura the party flag.

The election is expected to take place on March 25, 2020.

“While congratulating you, I would like to urge you to hold the FDC flag,” Amuriat said.

According to the KCCA amendment act 2019, the Lord Mayor will no longer chair the KCCA council sessions, the speaker will.

Section 11 (1), (b) of the KCCA Act vests the power to convene and preside over meetings of the Authority only in the lord mayor.

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