The ruling National Movement (NRM) is meeting today, Tuesday to vet the members that are vying for top positions in the party leadership.
The meeting according to the party spokesman Rogers Mulindwa, is being conducted remotely at State House Entebbe and the party offices in Nakasero.
Mulindwa says the incumbent Central Executive Committee (CEC) members will be at State House, whereas the rest of the contestants will be at the party offices.
“The Rt. Hon Secretary General will officially present all the Aspiring Candidates for the nine CEC positions to the members. It will be an interactive meeting involving all the 40 Aspirants from two venues,” Mulindwa said.
“The 30 Aspirants who are not members of the current CEC shall address the meeting through a video conference from the Party headquarters here in Kampala City.”
According to Mulindwa, each aspirant will be allocated time to address the meeting, that is; 10 minutes for those aspiring for the position of the President and National Chairman. The 1st National Vice Chairperson and 2nd National Vice Chairperson will have 8 minutes each and 4 minutes for every Regional Vice Chairpersons.
“The National Treasurer, Hon Rose Namayanja Nsereko has this morning briefly addressed the aspirants seated at Plot 10 and called for maximum respect for each other throughout the electoral process,” Mulindwa said.