today's Pick
NRM suspends youth leaders
Publish Date: May 12, 2014
NRM suspends youth leaders
NRM Chairperson, President Yoweri Museveni
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By David Lumu

A closed-door meeting convened by Dennis Namara, the chairperson of the NRM Youth League at Plot 10, Kyadondo, has suspended three NRM youth leaders for “disorganizing young people within the structures” of the NRM party.

The meeting also agreed to call off any youth conferences that have been summoned this month by an errant youth group.
Moses Kiwanuka (vice chairperson Eastern region), Ibrahim Kitata (Lwengo district chairperson) and David Kabanda (Sembabule youth leader) are the suspended leaders.

Namara said that the meeting he chaired also resolved to withdraw support from the three individuals and that: “whoever deals with them on any matter concerning the NRM youth league does so at his\her own risk.”

The suspension letter of the trio was signed by Namara, Robert Rutaro (general secretary), William Seruyinda (vice Central), Justus Nuwajuna (vice Western), Willy Omodo Omodo (vice Northern), Adam Luzindana (vice Kampala), Robinah Norah Akwi (treasurer), Eng. Edwin Agaba (deputy treasurer), Peter Pex (vice Karamoja), Alex Kaweesa (publicity) and David Kisoolo (deputy secretary general). All these leaders attended the closed-door meeting at NRM party headquarters—except the suspended leaders.

The suspension has come at a time when various splinter youth groups are mobilizing fellow youth for conferences to endorse a party candidate for 2016 general elections.


 

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
Video
A video purportedly showing the final seconds inside the cabin of the ill-fated Germanwings airliner minutes before it crashed emerged Tuesday, with two European media claiming to have seen the footage....
Brazil priest suspended for nude selfie
A Brazilian priest has been suspended for sending a nude selfie to an apparent mistress on his cell phone....
Japan company makes tear-free onions
The sobbing of a chef as he chops onions in the kitchen could be a thing of the past thanks to one Japanese company....
Cops suspended for boozing with prisoners
Two Indian police officers have been suspended after spending a night out on the town with prison inmates....
Insurers earmark $300m for Germanwings crash
Insurers are setting aside $300 million (279 million euros) in provisions for the air crash in the French Alps that killed 150 people, German airline Lufthansa said on Tuesday....
Crash pilot
The co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane into the French Alps was classified as suicidal "several years ago"....
Should police arrest parents who do not take their children to school?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter