The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has Saturday kicked off nomination of Members of Parliament (MPs) and LC V aspirants.
The activity is taking place at National Resistance Movement (NRM) electoral commission offices in Kampala ahead of the party primaries.
NRM Electoral Commission boss Hon. Dr Tango Odoi said the dates have been brought forward than earlier communicated.
He said this was because their road map has been affected by the CEC meeting, NEC and delegates Conference.
NRM Secretariat and President Museveni met at State House Entebbe to plan for Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting.
The party had agreed to hold the National Delegates Conference from August 18 to August 20 in various districts across the country.
The meeting also resolved that vetting of candidates of the CEC executive positions would be held on Tuesday, August 11 – a week to the delegates conference.
The main activity at the delegates conference is election of office bearers for CEC.
The chairperson and the Secretary General will also address the delegates.
The CEC positions contested for are national chairperson, first national vice chairperson, second national vice chairperson (female) and the six regional vice chairpersons representing Kampala, central, western, eastern, northern and Karamoja.
The members vying for CEC positions include Rebecca Kadaga, Jacob Oulanyah, Edward Francis Babu, Sam Engola, Rita Atukwasa Bwahiika, John Mugaru, Capt Mike Mukula, Persis Namuganza, Jim Muhwezi, Samuel Odongo Oledo, Timothy Jokkene, Kiganda Twaha Ssonko, Jimmu Lokuru Tebanyag, Salim Uhuru, Dr Chris Baryomunsi, Hakeem Lukenge, Moses Kalanga, and Hajj Abdul Nadduli.