Besides Coronavurus pandemic that still locks the country the guns are now turned to 2021 general elections. Chairperson Dr. Tanga Odoi the Chairman electoral commission NRM while addressing the media at party headquarters says that the party’s Department of Research recently assessed the political climate across Uganda.
The NRM party will release its full election roadmap on Monday, 13 July 2020, upon its approval by the party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) that sits this Sunday, to consider the roadmap.
Dr. Tanga added that the party Researched recently assessed the political climate across the country and identified a number of spots.
He said these included but were not limited the districts of Amudat, Moroto, Koboko and Kaabong in Karamoja; Amuria, Soroti, Mbale, Bududa, Tororo, Budaka, Iganga and Jinja in Eastern Uganda; Kampala, Wakiso ,Mityana, Rakai, Kyotera, Lwengo, Sembabule, Buikwe, Kyankwanzi, and Kassanda in Central Uganda; and Mbarara, Isingiro, Kiruhura, Rwampara, Sheema, Bushenyi, Mitooma, and Kiryadongo in Western Uganda.
“I call upon all political actors in these districts to desist from practicing divisive politics, so that we can have peaceful elections. The commission will not hesitate to subject punitive action to any actors to break the rules” Dr. Tanga Said
However all aspiring candidates, interested stakeholders and the entire NRM fraternity to prepare academic documents certified by UNEB/UNCHE, identify the electoral positions they are interested in as well as corresponding electoral areas, and desist from engaging in illegal campaigns until the commission spells out the designated campaign period.
Meanwhile the NRM party shall hold internal party elections to choose flag bearers for Parliamentary representatives for persons with disability (PWDs), older persons of 60 years and above and the youth, among others.