The top decision making organ of the Democratic Party (DP), the National Executive Committee (NEC), will convene today at their new party headquarters in Kampala to amend the party constitution ahead of the 2021 General Election.DP president Norbert Mao said top on the agenda of the meeting is creation of a party’s independent electoral commission.
“We want to have election rules, which will provide for appointment of an election committee headed by the chairperson because people have been complaining that we are our own electoral commission,” he told journalists on Tuesday.
Mr Mao added that they are proposing to put every division in Kampala under a party vice president for easy administration.
He added that NEC will also set the date for the party’s national delegates conferen...
A statement by the NRM senior communications officer, Rogers
Mulindwa, said those invited include chairpersons or presidents and
secretary generals of Forum for Democratic Change, Democratic Party,
Justice Forum and Uganda People’s Conference.
“She said her decision to invite these sister Political Parties
follows a cordial working relationship amongst them under Inter-party
Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD),” Mulindwa said.
Mulindwa added that the SG was optimistic the Opposition leaders would honour the invitation.
The party has also invited several political parties from South
Sudan, China, Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania
and Namibia to attend the conference.
NRM is set to hold its national conference at the Mandela ...