FDC presidential flag bearer Dr. Kizza Besigye has today morning been nominated as 2016 presidential candidate by Electoral Commission at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.
“I declare Kizza Besigye a duly nominated candidate for Presidential elections 2016 having fulfilled all the requirements,” said EC Chairman Eng. Badru Kiggundu.
Besigye was proposed to Electoral Commission by Nakalema Nulu, a Kasubi market vendor who came with her daughter, and Oneka Lit Ameere.
After his nomination, Besigye said that it’s quite unique to be nominated by the Electoral Commission that he has issues with.
“It is a unique moment for me today. We have a problem with the institution of the EC as it is now,”
Besigye said that they will move in three phases that is; Liberation, Restructuring the state and Transformation of our country.
He also said that in Uganda we have force that people run away from yet the country needs one where people run to.
He says his government must banish poverty, mass unemployment of her young people and this will make Uganda a country where everyone shares the wealth.
Besigye is today expected to give his nomination speech at Nakivubo stadium, downtown Kampala.