At least 360 National Executive Council (NEC) members of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) converge today at State House Entebbe to endorse its party’s leaders.
In a communication by the Secretary General, Kasule Lumumba, the party invited the 1st national vice chairperson, the 2nd national vice chairperson, the six (6) vice chairpersons representing the regions of Uganda-east, central, north, west, Kampala & Karamoja, NRM members of parliament, NRM parliamentary flag bearers, NRM flag bearers for district chairpersons, municipal mayors, NRM members of the east African legislative assembly (EALA).
Others invited are; the national executive committee members of all special organs, chairpersons of the NRM branches in the diaspora, the 30 members of NRM historical leaders forum elected by the forum, chairpersons of the NRM district conferences and NRM chairpersons of districts.
The Council is the standing committee of the national conference.
Among its roles is to recommend to the delegates conference persons competing for the positions of National Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary General, National Treasurer, Deputy Secretary General and President.
The NEC sitting is expected to endorse six new members to constitute the party’s 24-man top decision making organ, the Central Executive Committee (CEC).