The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) leaders in the nine districts of Masaka Sub-region have endorsed President Museveni for party chairmanship ahead of the 2021 elections.
This was during the NRM day for celebrating party achievements at Masaka liberation square on Thursday presided over by the party vice chairman for the eastern region, Mike Mukula as the chief guest.
It was attended by various districts and sub county leaders, Members of Parliament, Residential District Commissioners and security personals.
Before the gathering, the organizing committee spent two weeks compiling a documentary of different projects started during the reign of NRM government in the Sub-region. Among them was piggery, poultry, infrastructural development, and palm growing and water transport system in Kalangala.
Captain Mulindwa Birimumaaso, the Lwengo NRM Chairperson read out a statement supporting Mr Museveni to lead the party for the sixth term in 2021.
“As leaders of NRM party in Masaka Sub-region, together with this gathering we have decided to call him [Museveni] to lead us in 2021,” Mr Birimumaaso said attracting ululations from the gathering.
allow voters to line behind candidate of their choice.
Captain Mukula also said he supports the move advising that it should be spread to various parts of the country.
“What has been done today should be copied by other parts of the country…Those who think that Museveni should go and they also lead will crash NRM. I therefore, want to thank Masaka people for the decision of considering Mr Museveni a presidential candidate in 2021,” Mr Mukula said.
He however, blamed the NRM failure to win all the constituencies in Uganda on hypocrisy and unnecessary fights in the party wondering why leaders fail to deliver packages and services they are entrusted with.
Seven people including hotel owners:
Hajjat Sarah Kiyimba (Brovad), Benon Mugarura (Zebra) and other business men who have devotedly supported the party in the region were awarded with medals while the most consistent mobilisers were given weasels. Among them was the former Masaka woman MP Cathy Nanziri Mubanda.
At the same function, former former state minister for information and communication technology Alintuma Nsambu announced that he had resigned from politics for diplomatic missions.
By Daily Monitor