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Jimmy Kanabi, the Buikwe LC V chairperson and FDC leader in the district, acknowledged the contributions and sacrifices of party leaders aligned with both Najanankumbi and Katonga. He, however, for the sake of continuity urged delegates to adhere to the official party position from the known headquarters.
The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party leaders have urged
newly elected delegates to follow the directives issued by the stewards at their
Najanankumbi headquarters rather than aligning with the Katonga faction, which
is being accused of hindering the party's progress.
During the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected FDC delegates
in Buikwe district on Tuesday, the leaders emphasized the importance of both
grassroots and mobilization for the main elections. However, they
expressed concerns that certain influential figures within the party discourage
these exercises, and pose a threat to internal party democracy and clean
Jimmy Kanabi, the Buikwe LC V chairperson and FDC leader in the
district, acknowledged the contributions and sacrifices of party leaders
aligned with both Najanankumbi and Katonga. He, however, for the sake of
continuity urged delegates to adhere to the official party position from the
Kanabi also called on delegates to shift their focus from
internal conflicts to mobilizing grassroots support for the party and
strengthening their position for the upcoming national elections.
the need to avoid a victim mentality and effectively communicate their
political ideas to potential voters.
John Bosco Aseya, the mayor of Lugazi municipality and FDC
chairperson in the area, stressed the importance of empowering young leaders to
succeed founding members in influential positions. He cited Nelson Mandela's
example in the African National Congress (ANC), where founding members passed
on their ideas to the next generation.
Jamal Wante, a member of the FDC's legal team, advised delegates
to interpret the party's constitution correctly and avoid being misled by
self-seekers. He called for the support of party elders, including Dr. Kiiza
Besigye, in strengthening internal democracy and embracing new leaders and
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Moses Attan, a former Soroti East county MP and FDC's national
executive committee (NEC) member highlighted the significance of district
delegate elections to prevent the party's deregistration as the term of
national leaders expires in the first week of October. He also mentioned
discussions about potential coalitions with other opposition parties and the
need for legal frameworks.
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Richard Muyombya, the FDC Buikwe district treasurer, encouraged
colleagues to promote unity and respect for diverse opinions to help the party
thrive in Buikwe district.