City Pastor Joseph Kabuleta has announced his announced his intention to run against President Museveni in 2021 general elections.
In his Wednesday July 1 letter, Kabuleta notified the Electoral Commission (EC) that he will take part in the forthcoming elections.
He asked the chairperson of the EC, Justice Simon Byabakama, to give him permission so he can embark on holding nation-wide consultations.
“This is to notify you that, in accordance with the Presidential Elections Act 2005, our client intends to carry out nation-wide consultations,” he wrote.
“In his consultations across the country, he intends to hold meetings with religious leaders, security agencies, pressure groups, political parties, public, intellectuals, academia, civil society organizations, business community and other citizens of Uganda.”
He went on: “This is to facilitate his preparedness for nomination as presidential candidate for the 2020/21 general elections.”
Here is his full letter: