Samuel Odong, the NRM National Youth League Publicity Secretary says there are powerful politicians who are campaigning against Kadaga’s bid for the CEC position by bribing delegates to boycott the forthcoming elections.
Resistance Movement-NRM youth leaders from eastern region have pledged to support the
re-election of the speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga as the second national
chairperson of the ruling party.
The youth chairpersons drawn from various districts in
Eastern Uganda unanimously resolved to back Kadaga in a meeting organized by Karamoja
Affairs State Minister, Moses Kizige at the Civil Service College in Jinja city
on Tuesday. Kadaga is facing competition from the Bukono county legislator,
The duo’s contest has drawn mixed reactions from the public
since they both hail from Busoga region. Whereas Kadaga’s sympathizers continue
to canvas for her votes in different parts of the country, Namuganza's
supporters have resorted to radio talk shows where they are asking delegates to
support her bid.
Samuel Odong, the NRM National Youth League Publicity Secretary says there are
powerful politicians who are campaigning against Kadaga’s bid for the CEC
position by bribing delegates to boycott the forthcoming elections.
says he has mobilized fellow youth from Teso sub region who have agreed to team
up with other delegates to boost their support for Kadaga.
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Abby Beru, the NRM youth league vice chairperson in charge
of eastern Uganda, says they have signed a resolution to back Kadaga due to her
support towards different youth led empowerment projects within the region.
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Kizige says chairpersons of NRM leagues from different districts within Busoga
sub region have agreed to elect Kadaga due to her quest for better household
incomes and women emancipation.