NRM aspirants protest unclear CEC vetting infront of Museveni

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The NRM National Chairman also President of the Republic of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Tuesday chaired an Interactive Session of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting at State House Entebbe.

In this Special Session, the Party Secretary General Rt Hon Justine Kasule Lumumba presented to CEC all aspiring candidates for the various CEC positions of CEC and Flag Bearers.

Aspirants who are not members of the current CEC addressed the the meeting through a video conferencing from the Party Headquarters in Kampala.

The aspirants expressed concerns about the unclear vetting.

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The National Treasurer, Hon Rose Namayanja Nsereko earlier in the morning briefly addressed the aspirants seated at Plot 10 and called for maximum respect for each other throughout the electoral process.

Nomination for aspiring candidates for the positions of;

Constituency MP, District Woman MP, Special Interest Group (SIG) MP (Youth, Workers, PWDs) and LCV Chairpersons continues at the Party Electoral Commission offices at Plot13 Kyadondo Road, Kampala.

The activity runs from dates 6th to 12 August 2020 ( EASTERN).

7th to 12 August 2020 ( WESTERN).

12th to 13 August 2020 (NORTHERN, WEST NILE and KARAMOJA).

14th to 15th August 2020 (CENTRAL KAMPALA).

Meanwhile expression of interest and picking of Nomination forms for Constituency MP in the newly created Constituencies and Members of Parliament for older Person runs from 10th to 12th August 2020.

Criticism

Opposition figure Kizza Besigye laughed at the junta’s aspiring Central Executive Committee (CEC) Members being “vetted” by those they seek to replace.

The aspirants expressed concerns about the unclear vetting procedures and process.

One asked how the current CEC members, who have been traversing the country campaigning together as a team would fairly vet each other’s competitors, Besigye pointed out.

‘He ended by saying that it was only God and their Chairman (M7) to save them!”

“These being aspirants for a top “organ” of the NRM/M7 Junta goes a long way to show the depth of Uganda’s political crisis.”

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