leaders have cited selfishness and greed as constraints to their efforts of
winning political positions during nationwide elections.
The leaders from
different political parties stated that Ugandan opposition figures have
exhibited greed by failing to form a united front against the ruling National
Resistance Movement-NRM party. Representatives from the Alliance for National
Transformation, the Democratic Party-DP and Justice Forum- JEEMA, among others,
were speaking the Busoga Democratic Party-Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) reunion
held at Kakindu Stadium in Jinja on Wednesday.
municipality MP Kassiano Wadri says that opposition hopefuls lost hope when The
Democratic Alliance-TDA failed to front a single candidate adding that parties
should now work towards supporting one presidential candidate during the 2021
“Ugandans are ready…
Jinja East MP Paul
Mwiru says that serving as an opposition leader is a calling which requires all
members to selflessly merge their efforts for change rather than waiting for
particular individuals to take the lead.
MP Francis Zaake encouraged the youth to rise up and defend their rights just
as their elders stood for the same in the past regimes.
the leader of the Newly formed Alliance for National Transformation- ANT says
that the only way for the opposition to capture power is through making early
countrywide consultations and reaching consensus on a presidential flag bearer
other than forcing last minute decisions where grieving parties lack enough
time to heal and support the struggle.
During the same
meeting, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi said that leaders should outlive
their personal desires and work for the political transformation of the country.