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DEADLINE DAY: TDA Summit Meeting Delayed

The Democratic Alliance is today, drug pharm http://chienyenthinh.com/plugins/system/jat3/jat3/base-themes/default/blocks/middle.php September 23 expected to unveil its joint flag-bearer in the 2016 election.

The opposition alliance’s joint candidate was expected earlier on Monday, visit web http://companyimpact.com/components/com_finder/helpers/route.php only for the TDA Spokesperson Hon Wafula Oguttu to inform journalists at in the dead of the night that the deadline was moved to Wednesday.

The reason, clinic he said was that after hours of deliberation, the members were very tired and that the meeting could not proceed due to participants’ fatigue.

The coalition meeting which is expected today to announce their final pick, we understand has been delayed by a couple of hours.

Wafula Oguttu revealed this morning that the Summit meeting, which was planned for 8am had been pushed to 10 am.

“The Co-chair supposed to preside over the meeting could not find time this morning,” he announced.

The Summit is expected to pick from either FDC’s Col Dr Kizza Besigye or Go Forward’s Hon Amama Mbabazi after the other two contenders Norbert Mao and Gilbert Bukenya agreed to pull out, to ease the decision making process.

Meanwhile, as reports continue to point to Amama Mbabazi as the favorite, pressure is still up in the FDC camp, which the summit has an uphill task to convince to accept the final choice once Kizza Besigye loses out.


Besigye, in the recent past successfully completed his nationwide tour, rallying the electorate to support him in the coming elections.

Hon Amama Mbabazi’s meetings however, were cut short by police on grounds that they were illegal.

Dr Besigye’s camp is now concerned that once their candidate isn’t picked by the TDA, he would have to go back to the masses to convince them to support Hon Amama Mbabazi.

Meanwhile DP’s Norbert Mao yesterday warned the TDA that in the event that they fail to agree on a single candidate, he and Gilbert Bukenya would have no choice but to jump back into the race.


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