By Ronald Kabuye
Opposition Forum for Democratic Change FDC over the weekend finalised their primaries for the candidates they are to field in the elections of the newly created six municipalities and five districts that became effected on 1st July this year.
According to the party electoral commissioner Hussein Lubega apparently they are in the process of printing posters for their candidates and ready to pay for their nomination fee including in the two by elections for women MP in kaabong and Iganga districts.
However Lubega declined to give names for their candidates since he was yet to get them from the district electoral commission supervisors who he said are still compiling the lists.
It should be noted that just last week the electoral commission released road map for the elections of the women MP, district chairperson and local government councillors were applicable in the six municipalities which include Kotido, Njeru, Apac, Ibanda, Sheema and Nebbi and in the five districts of Rukiga, Packwa, Namisindwa, Bunyangabu and Kyotera
Meanwhile the party failed to organise their structure elections in five districts as it was planned due to various reasons ranging from security to party preparations.
Lubega said that in the case of Kibuku district the resident district commissioner Margret Wazitonya stopped the process reasoning that she was not notified despite police okaying it.
In Yumbe the party electoral commission had not included it and therefore they had no funds were allocated it however it has been rectified.
in other districts which include Lukiga, Kyandodo East, Kabong, they flopped due to poor management and organisation.
However Lubega emphasised that by Wednesday this week they will have completed with the structure elections since they have to comply the names of their delegates in one register which they are to copy to the party presidential candidates after their nominations on the 14th and 15th August.
“we give the candidates copies of the register so that after campaigning we harmonise the register with them.
In case of any ghost in it were rectify the error.” said Lubega
By Ronald Kabuye