The NRM will this week hold a series of national meetings as part of preparations for the 2016 general elections starting.
Today October, 29th, 2015, delegates for Special Interests Groups and Leagues reported in Kampala for accreditation at Kololo Independence Ceremonial Grounds.
The Leagues are: Women’s League, Youth League, Workers League, League for Persons With Disabilities, Veterans League, Entrepreneurs League, Elders League, Institutions league and NRM Historical Leaders Forum.
These leagues, according to Rt. Hon. Justine Kasule Lumumba, the Secretary General NRM, will hold their respective National Conference tomorrow (Friday October 30th) at the Mandela National Stadium starting at 8:00am, and conclude the same day with elections of their national leaders.
Leagues with representation in parliament (Workers, Youths and PWDs) will also elect MP flag beers for the 2016 general elections.
Thereafter, the delegates will depart to their respective districts.
On Saturday October, 31, 2015, the Central Executive Committee (CEC), and the National Executive Council (NEC) shall meet at State House Entebbe to adopt the National Chairperson’s Keynote Address and Secretary’s General Report.
On the same day, the delegates for the main National Conference shall report at Kololo for accreditation.
The national Conference will open on November, 1, 2015 at 8.00PM and conclude on November, 2, 2015 at 4.00PM after elections of the Regional Vice Chairpersons, and NRM Presidential flag bearer.
On November, 3, 2015, NRM will present its Presidential flag bearer for the 2016 general elections for nomination to the national Independent Electoral Commission at 10.00AM, and thereafter hold a grand nomination rally at Kololo.
And on November, 5, 2015, NRM will launch its 2016-21 election manifesto. “All administrative arrangements for the delegates have been finalized and will be communicated to them during accreditation,” Lumumba said.
“I urge all delegates to be vigilant and cooperate with the police on all the guidelines that may be issued from time to time because of the expected high numbers of over twenty thousand at both Kololo and Namboole.”