NRM EC Outs Road Map For Primaries

Tanga Odoi, the NRM EC chairman last week revealed the political roadmap for primaries and national delegates’ conference.

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According to Odoi, no aspirant and candidate who is a public official will be allowed to use government resources like vehicles during primaries.

They are also not supposed to appear for nomination and campaigns when in those facilities.

This directive however, excludes the president, vice president, speaker of parliament and her deputy.

“Also the display of NRM candidates’ campaign materials in accordance with all the electoral laws in Uganda, the NRM constitution, code of conduct and electoral rules and guidelines are hereby prohibited,” he stated.

The tough talking Odoi who is currently at war with trade minister Amelia Kyambadde said that the NRM EC is sending a team of its officials to northern and eastern Uganda to meet candidates and training of district registrars.

On Friday this week, the display and update of NRM register will begin.

The training of candidates in central and western Uganda is for Sunday 16 August.

The election for structures will take place between August 15-20.

The nominations for members of parliament will begin on September-7th.

Others to be nominated within this period include district councilors and municipal leaders.

The polling day for NRM primaries has been slated for September 25.

The NRM national conference to elect the presidential flag bearer and national leadership will take place on October 2, 2015.

Mbabazi a fortnight ago refused to pay nomination fees claiming that he wanted to first know the electoral guidelines.

Later, he announced that he had given up on grabbing NRM flag and he will stand as an independent.

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