Dr Lulume Bayiga, the former Secretary-General of the Democratic Party said there is need to engage other people and political organizations to ensure that they all agree on an opposition candidate to contest against the ruling National Resistance Movement.
In four polling stations at Kitende Community Centre, polling started at 11am, to the irritation of voters who had lined up since 6am. Electoral officials are tight-lipped on what could have caused the five-hour delay in an area that has easy access.
According to a source who attended the meeting, Rwabwogos candidature was viewed as a threat to cohesion within the party and subsequently dropped, leaving his major rivals, Major General Matayo Kyaligonza and Major General Kahinda Otafiire.
The resolution came after members declined to endorse Ernest Kalibbala as President and Hussein Kashillingi as Vice President of the Society. The two had been declared by the Returning Officer before this Annual General Meeting on ground that they were unopposed.
The delegates conference is expected to discuss and adopt the resolutions by NEC. If adopted, the constitutioal amendments shall see the party chairman will more power including, that of apointing Secretary General.
Itâ€™s also reported that MPs came up with a motion to move a vote of no confidence against Mbabazi demanding his resignation from the office of the Secretary General. However the motion collapsed when MPs failed to gather evidence against Mbabazi as an individual.