KAMPALA – Mr Rogers Mulindwa the Senior Manager Information, Communication and Public Relations at the National Resistance Movement has revealed that no meeting was held to discuss the postponment of the 2021 general elections.
According to a statement dated March 14, 2020, Mr Mulindwa noted that neither Central Executive Committee (CEC) nor any other party organ met to discuss the postponment as circulated by social media groups.
“The CEC meeting held on the said date at Miss Court Hotel under the chairmanship of the 1st National Vice Chairperson Al-Hajji Moses Kigongk was convened purposely to discuss two items: the proposed regulations and guidelines for our fourth coming internal elections and the party electoral roadmap in preparation for the National Grassroot elections of the special interest groups. (Youth, Elderly and PWDs),” reads an excerpt.
Mr Mulindwa further added that NRM has always subjected itself to elections every after five years hence there’s no need to be scared as alleged by “self seekers”.
“We are the custodians of democracy in Uganda and we shall never divert from a constitutional lane,” he said.
He added that they are currently carrying out a country wide membership registration exercise as part of the long process towards having free and fair primaries.
“We shall as before, field candidates at all levels from villages to top,” Mulindwa noted.
He requested the public to treat social media publications against NRM as baseless only intee to earn sympathy to the “struggling opposition.”