(L-R)Alliance for National Transformation-ANC interim leaders, Head Women's League, Edith Ssempala, Spokesperson, Wilberforce Sseryazi and Deputy Spokesperson Sulaiman Kakaire during the press conference.
The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT says that police
brutality and marginalization of opposition politicians are bad signs that
could threaten the credibility of the 2021 elections.
ANT spokesperson, Wilberforce Seryazi while addressing a
press conference on Tuesday said that while President Yoweri Museveni, who is
also the NRM chairperson freely trekked 195km to commemorate the NRA bush
struggle last week, police foiled consultation meetings of People Power
leader Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine.
Seryazi says that such brutality and clampdown of opposition activities
give bad signals for the next general elections.
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Police foiled four consultation meetings of Kyagulanyi over failure to observe
the Public Order Management Act, 2014.
Sseryazi says that the security organs should ensure law and order
and refrain from participating in political activities.
He also said that much as the 2021 elections may not be free and
fair ANT believes that a united and strong opposition or agents of democratic
change can overwhelm the ruling party and win even the presidency.
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Currently, ANT is conducting consultations in sub-regions and also
in the constituencies to raise awareness about the need for change.
The party’s head of the Women’s League, Ambassador Edith Ssempala
says that most people have welcomed the ANT’s agenda for change during the regional
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The ANT Deputy spokesperson, Suleiman Kakaire says that the party will
hold its delegates conference in June and conduct consultations in Karamoja, Rwenzori