KAMPALA – President Yoweri Museveni has directed that all NRM members with cards and not on the register should be allowed to vote in the party primaries due on Friday, September 4, 2020.
Museveni said in his September 2 letter to the NRM electoral commission that village executive committees should verify that the person added onto the register is a member of NRM in that village and that where there are no registers, the village committee shall verify and register all members eligible to vote.
“In exercise of the powers granted to the chairman under Article 14 of the Constitution, I hereby offer guidance that all members of NRM whose names appear on the register shall be allowed to vote. Any NRM member whose name is not on the party register shall be immediately added to the register and permitted to vote if the person is 18 and above,” said the NRM national party chairman.
The ruling NRM party will on Friday 4th September, go into its primaries where members will elect their parliamentary flag bearers for the positions of district woman representatives to Parliament and constituency MPs.
National Resistance Movement-NRM party registrars have been on the spot in many areas in the country.