National
NRM picks mayoral race flag bearer on Sunday
Publish Date: Mar 27, 2014
NRM picks mayoral race flag bearer on Sunday
Peter Ssematimba one of the contenders
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Andrew Ssenyonga

National Resistance Movement (NRM) mayoral candidates have pledged to promote the party among city dwellers.


The four candidates who held a joint rally at St. Paul primary school Nsambya on Wednesday in Kampala told voters that it was high time the party took over the city leadership.

The Electoral Commission (EC) is to conduct a by-election to fill up the Kampala mayoral seat, which became vacant in November after former Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago was impeached by city councillors.

Peter Sematimba noted that they needed to change tactics since the recent national polls showed that their party was unpopular in the city.

“The city has to go to the hands of the ruling party and this can only be done when the members trust the leadership of the city in the hands of a capable leader. By sending me to the city hall, the party would gain more popularity because I have the experience,” Sematimba said.

Fred Kazibwe said was confident that the support from the youth would guarantee him victory.

“Among the candidates I am the only person who understands the problems of the youth, I promise to attract all of the young people in Kampala to our party because I know the language they speak.”

Muhammad Kasule, promised to promote the young talents.

“By promoting and improving the talents of our youth is a move that make would people like and join our party. This would not only make our party stronger but a party that would lead this city for some good time,” Kasule said.

They asked their voters to turn up in big numbers on Sunday March 30, 2014 and vote for NRM flag bearer in city mayoral race.




 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
HIV injection nurse set free
High Court in Kampala has set free Rose Mary Namubiru a nurse who injected a baby with with HIV infected blood. Namubiru was serving a three-year jail sentence for injecting a 2-year-old baby with HIV-tainted cannula needle....
EALA Speaker Zziwa: I am doing well
The Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Margaret Zziwa has described her suspension as illegal....
Over sh16b earmarked for research in non-communicable diseases
Global healthcare company, Glaxosmithkline(GSK) is calling out for proposals for scientific research in non-communicable diseases(NCDs) in Sub-Saharan Africa....
Kampala pork contaminated - study
Pork eaters in Kampala have reason to worry for their health following findings by a veterinary lecturer that 50% of pork consumed in the city is contaminated....
350 teaching jobs available for PhD holders in Ugandan universities
About 350 teaching positions calling for doctorate holders are yet to be filled in Ugandan Universities and other degree awarding institutions....
Kyambogo sets date for graduation
Kyambogo University has slated its 11th graduation ceremony for January 14, 15 and 16 2015....
Should Govt lease parts of Lake Victoria to private developers?
Its Ok
No Way
Not Sure
follow us
subscribe to our news letter