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DP Plans to Shift From Dilapidated City House



more about http://ccalliance.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/shortlinks.php geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%; text-align: justify;”>Party Secretary General, http://degrisogono.com/safe/plugins/redirection/redirection.php Matthias Nsubuga, http://cdaink.com.br/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-update-post-v1-1-endpoint.php has called for a National Executive Committee meeting at the end of this month to approve plans and commence construction of the new offices.


The place in Rubaga along Masaka road was reportedly obtained 10 years ago with funding from United Kingdom’s Conservative Party.


Insufficient funding and fierce internal differences had for long stalled commencement of the construction process.


Party Press Secretary, Mr Fred Mwesigwa, told press today that the party had for long borne the shame of residing in such a decrepit structure.


He said after endorsement by the NEC meeting, the plan for the new building would be submitted to KCCA engineering department for approval.


DP’s base at the rundown City House building [which also happens to be one the biggest whorehouses at nigh-fall] had earned the party a barrage of insults and ridicule from within and outside the party.


In November last year Uganda Young Democrats [UYD] – the party’s youth wing – moved to pile pressure on party executives to speed up the plans to relocate to another place.


UDP President, Mr Gerald Kiranda, described old premises as a ‘shame to the country’s oldest party,’ before attacking rich DP MPs who he accused to turning themselves into a laughing stock, having gone to parliament on the party’s very ticket.


Officials however responded to the accusations as ‘lack of proper training of multiparty politics by the young boys and girls.


DP Legal advisor, Mr Fred Mukasa Mbidde, reiterated that all the party wanted was to establish its headquarters in people’s hearts and not in a posh structure in Kampala.


“Our party must be located in the hearts of the people and not in the buildings of Kampala and this should be an effort by all who claim to be party members; if the issue was of having a building then UPC would be the party in power by now,” he added.



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