Sebaggala, who believes he is the right candidate for the position, given his loyalty to the party and leadership experience, promises to work hard for the betterment of Kampala. According to Sebaggala, once given the party card, he will work hard to ensure NUP wins the lord mayor’s seat.
Sebaggala Sengendo, the Kawempe North Member of Parliament and popular music
artist, Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chameleon have appeared before the vetting committee
of the National Unity Platform-NUP party.
The two are
eyeing the NUP party ticket for the Kampala Lord Mayor’s race. During
the vetting exercise conducted on Tuesday, the committee sought to establish how
knowledgeable the aspirants are about the positions they are vying for, what
they intend to do for the voters and their leadership skills among others.
who believes he is the right candidate for the position, given his
loyalty to the party and leadership experience, promises to work hard for the
betterment of Kampala. According to Sebaggala, once given the party
card, he will work hard to ensure NUP wins the lord mayor’s seat.
He says Kampala faces several challenges such as poor
drainage, which leads to persistent flooding that he will address once elected
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confident that his response to the questions raised by the vetting committee
will win him the party flag. “I know that my answers were enough, and am
waiting to hear good news that I am the right candidate,” Sebaggala said.
Joseph Mayanja, aka Chameleon on the other hand believes he
is the right candidate because he is prepared. He cited the opening of his
campaign offices along Balintuma road in Kampala, which he says will help their
party mobilisation activities.
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According to Mayanja, once elected, he will ensure proper
planning for slum areas of Kampala.
“We can improve on
ways of living of people in ghetto settings by bringing most of the affordable
services close to them, like health facilities, ensuring proper drainage among
others,” he said.
Mercy Walukamba, the NUP Electoral Commission Chairperson,
says they will announce the official party candidate next week. Whoever is
endorsed by NUP will face off with the FDC candidate and incumbent City Lord
Mayor, Erias Lukwago and NRM's Ssebaana Kizito.