Court okays Buwembo’s nomination

By Sania Babirye

Kampala high court judge Micheal Elabu has Okayed the nomination of Habib Buwembo as FDCs rightful flag bearer fir Rubaga South constituency.

This is after an aggrieved Forum for Democratic Change aspirant for the same seat Nakanwagi Grace petitioned the high court seeking to block Buwembo’s nomination on grounds that the party had already voted her as the flag bearer.

Justice Elabu has ruled that Buwembo genuinely won the FDC primaries with 29 votes against Nakanwagi who pulled only four votes.

He added that it would be unfair for court to interfere with the will of the people who voted Buwembo to represent them

Nakanwagi has also been ordered to pay costs to Buwembo.

FDC announces extension of nomination dates

By Sania Babirye

Forum For Democratic change has extended the dates for the nomination for the party presidential flag bearer to 3rd to 4th August this year.

Addressing the media today, party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda says those interested in the seat were meant to pick their nomination forms this Thursday and Friday but Friday being a public holiday, they had to change the dates

He however notes that no one has sofar expressed interest in running for the party presidential flag bearer .

He says so far 512members have picked forms for the member of Parliament seats.

He has also warned those who do not qualify for the position to not pick nomination forms especially those with any outstanding obligation to the Party.