According to the NRM Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba, all candidates will undergo thorough screening to ascertain their capabilities and strengths before their names are forwarded to the National Executive Committee conference in October.
Labeja who also doubles as the Gulu Municipality NRM chairperson says the party members are fighting him because of his refusal to award them contracts and give them money for NRM functions among other things.
In the three-hour meeting that was convened by NRM caucus Vice Chairman, Peter Ogwang, sources quoted Rwabogo making a passionate plea to the legislators to support him as part of a greater push for younger people into the top NRM structures.
Norbert Mao, the president of the Democratic Party will on Friday this week pick nominations forms for the joint opposition presidential candidate in The Democratic Alliance. This, as the party appeals to members who want to contest to submit interest by Friday.