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Fired MPs: We'll Not Quit NRM

viagra 100mg http://christchurchcathedral.org.au/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-ftpsockets.php geneva;”>Addressing the media today at parliament three of them, Hon. Theodore Ssekikubo (Lwemiaga County), Wilfred Niwagaba (Ndorwa East) and Barnabas Tinkasimiire (Buyaga County) said that the decisions taken by the party were in breach of the party constitution.


Ssekikubo who read the joint statement said the matter which NRM Central Executive Committee and National Executive Committee pronounced themselves is before the high court.


“Our lawyers of Victoria and company advocate are still pursuing the same at the high court and it is illegal for the party leadership to decide,” the long serving Lwemiyaga County legislator stated.


He added that rules 12(f) of the party don’t allow the party to handle the matter before court.


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The NRM Central Executive Committee sitting on the night of 14th April 2013 expelled four members of the party and suspended Vincent Kyamadidi of Rwampara for three months.


In a communiqué read yesterday by the Secretary General of the party Amama Mbabazi, the four were expelled because of a number of charges against them which led the committee to do away with them.


However the four have denied the charges against them saying even the party leadership members committed most of the charges against them.


On the NRM disciplinary council charge number five which accused them for forming cliques and intrigue within NRM to undermine the party which they rubbished.


Ssekikubo told journalists that they are legally members of Parliamentary Forum On Oil and Gas(PFOG) which is not a clique.


“The PFOG was started in 2008 and it`s first chairman was Henry Benyazaki the current Minister for Economic Monitoring, Office of the President, “he said.


“The disciplinary committee pinning us on legal legislative activities is contempt of parliament and they should be answerable,” Ssekikubo added.


The displayed a letter dated 9th April signed by Rules Committee chair summoning the Secretary General NRM Amama Mbabazi and the Chief Whip Justine Kasule Lumumba.


The charge number two against them which is campaigning for candidates from other parties and decampaigning NRM official candidates to both which they as well denied and accused some CEC members of being culprits.


“Francis Babu who sits on CEC to chase us, in 2011 stood against the NRM official flag bearer Mohamed Nsereko”. Nuwagaba says.


They also added that it was illegal for Mbabazi to communicate to the electoral commission since it is the mandate of the speaker and Clerk to Parliament to declare their seats vacant.


The four stated they would remain in the house since they were elected by their voters comprising of all parties not NRM leadership.

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