H.E Yoweri K. Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda and National Chairperson, yesterday 8th August 2020, inaugurated and launched the NRM Manifesto 2021 Elections Drafting Committee.
The Chairperson of the Committee is Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, and the Vice Chairperson Hon. Richard Todwong.
On the 7th August 2020, the NRM Central Executive Committee (CEC) sat to consider and approve the regulations that will be used during the Extraordinary Meeting of the 3rd National Conference, including the related National Executive Committee (NEC) and CEC Meetings.
CEC directed that the Ministry of Health SOPs should seriously be observed to throughout the conduct of all political and electoral activities of the NRM.
This shall be done in order to ensure that we protect the population from the risk of infection of the COVID-19 virus.
CEC directed that there should video recording of the entire Meetings of NEC and the National Conference, to ensure maximum transparency.
CEC has strongly emphasized that any form of bribery, utterance of any sectarian statements and use of inappropriate language, are unacceptable.
Such practices are contrary to the values and principles of the NRM (please see Code of Conduct in the Fourth Schedule of the NRM Constitution), and the laws of Uganda.
“Any breach any shall have dire consequences,” said NRM Secretary General Kasule Lumumba on Sunday.
“I therefore wish to call upon all NRM members to be law abiding, and to also strictly adhere to the MOH SOPs.”
The law enforcement officers are hereby called upon to ensure members comply with the law.
Detailed Guidelines to all Administrative Units, shall be announced over the next few days.
“I once again call upon all of you country men and women, members of the NRM – to observe all the health measures and precautions as we fight COVID-19.”