The NRM party has called on ministers who lost in primaries and are running as independents for parliamentary seats to withdraw from the race or risk being decampaigned. The was disclosed by the party secretary general Justine Kasule Lumumba, noting that such a minister is no longer a member of NRM and it is showing that ministers with this character have mistrust in the appointing authority.
Kasule said that for the cabinet minister to contest as independent it’s a sign that he or she is out to fight and fail NRM. She noted that such actions are bound to cause NRM party to lose in the elections. She said that ministers who failed in party primaries should be disciplined and go out of race and start campaigning for the party flag bearer. She vowed that if they refuse going out the race will be decampaigned more than the opposition party candidates.
Among the minister running as independents include Kahinda Otafire, Assuman Kiyingi, Jesca Alupo , Vincent Nyanzi, Aida Nantaba, Henry Banyenzaki, Sarah Opendi, Christine Aporu, among others.
In other news the youth have mixed reactions on which president they would like to vote for in the 2016 presidential elections and they fear that bribing voters could cause the country to miss out on the president they want. The youth note that because of the ignorance which is still among voters about choosing the better president with a good manifesto, the youth end up seeing a president who is not of their choice voted.
Some said they will go and vote a president whom they think is better suitable for the country while others are still undecided. The youth said that they want a president who does not have greed for power, who is not extravagant and who does not change the constitution.