UJA postpones elections as 3 top journalists show interest for presidency

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By Ronald Kabuye
Uganda Journalists Assocciation UJA  has postponed it’s General Assembly and elections from Friday 27th to 10th August at tick hotel kawempe from masaka were it was earlier scheduled to be for better preparation.
While addressing the press at UJA offices on Namirembe road, the secretary general Moses Bayola said due to national elections like LC2, new municipalities MPs, mayors and councilor elections slated for the same date, and requests from journalists for postponement from journslists who will  be occupied with assignments combined with uncompleted arrangements for the process they were left with no option but to postpone the elections for another convenient date.
Bayola Moses also clarified that apparently UJA is one and there is no conflicting wings in it be if executive or ordinary members.
We have been also  informed that three top journalists who include Agnes Nandutu of NTV Uganda, Kayiira Richard and Kazibwe Bashir Mbaziira both new Vision have shown interest for the presidential seat
Bayola also appealed to other members to renew their membership with UJA at only 20,000/= and those who want to vy for ministerial posts to pick nomination forms at the offices latest by 7th August.
Those who want to vy for the seat of the president will pay 200,000/=, secretary general 150,000/= while other Ministers will be 50,000/= accordingly.

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