NRM Party district leaders threaten to quit

By Daudi Zirimala

Leaders of the Ruling NRM party across the country have given the party Chairman, Museveni an ultimatum of three days to see them or they leave the party.

According the Kampala NRM Chairperson Godfrey Nyakana, the party chairman has deliberately refused to meet with party leaders to addresses issues affecting the party.

They say that NRM party has a lot of grievances with in the structures but the leadership has failed to resolve the problems which have escalated divisions among party members.

Speaking during their meeting at the party headquarters at Kyaddondo Road, the party leaders want President M7 to meet them within three days and solve these issues or they leave the party.

The infighting within the National Resistance Movement (NRM) leadership recently attracted 15 district chairpersons and regional coordinators’ to call on party chairman President Yoweri Museveni to ‘take action’ against Tanga Odoi, their electoral commission chairperson.

The district leaders under their umbrella body, NRM district chairpersons’ forum told a news conference at Kati-Kati restaurant that Tanga’s disrespectful character is unbecoming and intolerable among party cadres, requiring immediate replacement.

However President Yoweri Museveni warned the National Resistance Movement leaders to stop wrangling over who should be the party leader.

Museveni said everyone in the NRM leadership should focus on how to solve problems facing citizens.