By Moses Kidandi
Women of the ruling National Resistance Movement in Mbale district have endorsed the sole candidature of the president Museveni as their flag bearer in the 2021 elections.
The endorsement comes barely two months when the Central Executive committee and the NRM MPs recommended that President should not be competed against in the NRM flag bearer elections.
The NRM women in Mbale through their leadership of the women league and Women council reached the resolution during their meeting at Mbale district Headquarters that Museveni be their candidate for 2021 elections and beyond as the Members of CEC resolved in Chobe.
Mwesigwa Harriet a member of the women’s league in Mbale District who read the resolutions to the chief guest said that the NRM women are in conformity with the resolutions made by CEC and confirmed by the NRM legislators.
In their resolutions, the women also asked for a visit to the president and that Mbale host next year’s international women’s day celebrations.
Hajati Jamila Naleba, the chairperson Mbale District women’s league said that Museveni’s government has fronted the women’s needs in all avenues and cant allow to see him just leave.
She adds that women have been able to enjoy the liberty and freedom in museveni’s regime unlike the previous regimes.
Lydia Wanyoto Mutende, the chairperson of the NRM National Women’s league said that the women seconded the motion because they have achieved in the NRM government under the stewardship of President Museveni.
Robina Nabanjja, the Commissioner of Parliament commended the women for endorsing the resolution saying that Museveni will not go anywhere since no one brought him.
She castigated the opposition for fighting against them saying that they are not ready to lead the country.
President Museveni will stand for the sixth time in 2021 general elections if at all NRM delegates conference clears him as a party’s only presidential candidate.
Recently the National Association of Districts and lower local government councils under the Uganda Local Government Associations gave a green light to president Museveni sole candidature