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Former Kabarole FDC Leaders Hand Over Office

FDC top leaders in Kabarole who include Nyakato Rusoke, the party chairperson in the district, Peter Mwesigwa who was the District FDC Youth Chairperson; Robert Mutunzi who was the general secretary; and Claud Mahuruba, who was the secretary for defence quit the party and joined Muntu.
Peter Mwesigwa (in spectacles) handing over the FDC constitution to George Kusemererwa.

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Former Kabarole District Forum for Democratic Change – FDC leaders who defected to Mugisha Muntu’s new political party, Alliance for National Transformation – ANT have handed over their offices to the new leadership.    

Last year, Muntu declared that he had officially left FDC to start his own party over failure to reconcile his strategy of building structures with defiance by party leaders.     

FDC top leaders in Kabarole who include Nyakato Rusoke, the party chairperson in the district, Peter Mwesigwa who was the District FDC Youth Chairperson; Robert Mutunzi who was the general secretary; and Claud Mahuruba, who was the secretary for defence quit the party and joined Muntu.    

Mutunzi handed over the party’s public address system, a desktop computer, speakers, microphones, to the acting FDC party chairperson, George Kusemererwa.    

He also handed over the party’s constitution, official stamp, strategic plan, policy agenda, fax machine, five plastic chairs, among other things.   

Mutunzi noted that although he has left the party officially, he will always respect it for grooming him.    

//Cue in: “I have been…  

Cue out…bar in leadership.”//    

Rusoke noted that she had served the party tirelessly, but due to disagreements in the strategy, she had to move to Muntu’s party.

She noted that during her tenure in office, she ensured they get a data base of all FDC supporters in the district and maintained the party’s office by using meagre funds from well-wishers and supporters.     

Kusemerwa noted that even though he is willing and ready to take party forward, he is disappointed by the departure of his colleagues.

//Cue in: “Nahabweki ninsima bagenzi…  

Cue out…kukoma okwamaaima.”//  .

Kusemererwa revealed that he is currently trying to establish the exact number of leaders who have quit the so that he can work organize an election to fill their positions.