Ex-Prime Minister Mbabazi Nominated

Former Prime Minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has today morning been nominated as 2016 presidential candidate.


“I declare Amama Mbabazi a duly nominated candidate for presidential elections 2016,” EC chairman Badru Kiggundu said.

Amama Mbabazi was escorted by his daughter Rachel Mbabazi. His wife couldn’t attend since she is bedridden in a UK hospital.

Mbabazi was proposed to Electoral Commission by Beatrice Anywar and Seconded by Rosette Nsonga.

Mbabazi said that; “Our primary purpose is Uganda achieves peaceful transition of power.”


After his nomination, Mbabazi is expected to address his supporters at Nakivubo stadium.