President Yoweri Museveni is today, Friday expected to travel to Kyandondo NRM party headquarters to pick nomination forms.
Museveni seeks to retain his positions as party chairman and presidential flag bearer which he contests with his former Prime Minister and party Secretary General, Amama Mbabazi.
Museveni has already paid the mandatory Shs 20m for the two positions.
Amama who refused to pay the nomination fees which he called illegal, has not yet picked his forms too.
Addressing press Thursday, NRM Electoral Commission chairman, Tanga Odoi threatened to declare Museveni’s office vacant if he did not appear today in person to pick the forms.
However, Media Centre director, Ofwono Opondo, said the president had confirmed he would pick the forms.
Opondo, a civil servant who is supposed to be non-partisan but serves as NRM deputy spokesperson said NRM historicals would escort the president on his journey to Kyadondo.
They are; Hajjati Janet Mukwaya, Eunice Nambuya, Major Tom Butime, Dr Eric Adrico, Joan Kategya, Teddy Wamusi, Magode Ikuya, Ambassador Gabriel Kangwagye, Kintu Musoke and Mambe Mukwama.
Also present will be the NRM National Women’s League Executive Leaders.
They include; Lillian Kamugaara, National Vice Chairperson Kampala Region, Susan Kabonero Muhwezi, National Vice Chairperson Western Region, Aisha Nalule Kabanda, National Vice Chairperson Central Region, Lagada Beatrace National Vice Chairperson Northern Region, Phibby Otaala Awere National Cice Chaipesrosm Eastern Region, Juliet Najjuma, National Publicity Secretary, Akwero Jane Odwong, National Treasure, Christine Muhindo Deouty National Treasurer, Amongin Jacqueline, National General Secretary and Hajira Namagogwe, the National Deputy General Secretary.
The chairperson of the Women League, Jacqueline Mbabazi, is not on the list but the space seems to be occupied by Susan, a wife to Information Minister Jim Muhwezi.
It is also said when Museveni met NRM women at State House Entebbe on Wednesday, Susan was at the helm in Jacqeuline’s absence.
Meanwhile, members of NRM Youth League to accompany Museveni are; Justus Nuwajuna, Tugume Justus, Peter Pex, Agnes Alwano and Rutaro Robert.