Kampala central MP, Mohammed Nsereko, has been successfully nominated to run as an independent candidate in the 2016 general elections.
Nsereko was nominated this afternoon at UMA Conference Hall in Lugogo.
After being nominated, Nsereko told press he has returned to fight for the common man.
“We are here to fight for truth and justice,” Nsereko said.
He said the struggle seeks to ensure Ugandans are given their rights and respected as human beings.
“Power belongs to the people. We are here to remind you that power belongs to you.”
Nsereko also took a swing on his former party, the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM).
He said the struggle to become flag bearer in NRM is a show of money.
Nsereko who was one of the four rebel MPs fired from the ruling party said he chose to stand as an independent candidate to avoid infighting within the NRM.
While some of his colleagues apologised and returned to the ruling party, Nsereko chose to bin the yellow card and move on.
He accuses the ruling party of turning its flags into a money-making venture.
He said that was the same reason why the primaries were messy and resulted into endless petitions.
Nsereko boasted of having already raised about Shs500m to run his campaigns.