Bill Allowing Museveni Rule Until Death to be Tabled In Parliament Today
A private members bill seeking to remove the presidential age limit is to be tabled today in parliament.
According to today’s order paper, the bill will be tabled by Hon. Kafeero Ssekitoreko, MP Nakifuma County, Kayunga district and seconded by Hon Omoru Paul who represents Dokolo North County in Dokolo district.
This website understands that early August this year, President Yoweri Museveni received a resolution from the Kyankwanzi National Resistance Movement (NRM) leaders calling for the amendment of the Constitution by Parliament to lift Presidential Age Limit from the current 75 years to none.
During a meeting at the Kyankwanzi State Lodge with squatters at the National Leadership Institute (NALI) land, the Kyankwanzi district leaders, led by the district Member of Parliament, Hon. Anna Maria Nankabirwa, told President Museveni that they want the Age Limit requirement lifted to enable leaders like himself, continue with leadership.
“The Kyankwanzi district conference sat on 4th July 2016 and passed a resolution calling for the removal of Presidential Age Limit,” Hon. Nankabirwa said.
Upon receiving the resolution, President Museveni said that he would consult with the NRM Central Executive Committee (CEC) and the NRM leadership.