By Spy Uganda
Kamwenge: Today National Resistance Movement (NRM) party delegates have spent it up and down voting members of the Central Executive Committee (CEC).
Hon.Frank Kagyigyi Tumwebaze the current Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development while observing MoH SOPs, has led the NRM carders in Kamwenge District in Toro sub-region, Western Uganda, to vote their favorites that will serve the 2021-2026 party term.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the elections were meant to be conducted under Ministry of health guidelines to curb the transmission of the virus and it’s in this regard that Minister Tumwebaze tweeted “Queuing in a scientific manner at our #Kamwenge districts HQs as we kick off #nrmconference #NRMCECElections. I wish u all remembers of the @NRMOnline fraternity peaceful #nrmconference”
Queuing in a scientific manner at our #Kamwenge districts HQs as we kick off #nrmconference #NRMCECElections. I wish u all remembers of the @NRMOnline fraternity peaceful #nrmconference pic.twitter.com/XHrjoNh3aw
— Frank K Tumwebaze,MP : Psalms 124 : 1-8 (@FrankTumwebazek) August 20, 2020
Among the positions that have been voted for include;
2. 1st National Vice Chairperson,
3. 2nd National Vice Chairperson(female),
4. 6 Vice Chairpersons representing the Regions of Uganda- East, Central, North, West, Kampala and Karamoja.
According to our reporters in different polling stations, on the position of 2nd National Vice Chairperson (female), the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga is still on top of her main opponent Persis Namuganza.
Both Kadaga and Namuganza have traded insults and attacks against one another in the quest for the Vice Chairperson of the NRM chairperson in charge of the Eastern region.
It is also said that Kadaga has won in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi, Masaka and Mukono, however this can only be confirmed after the party’s electoral commission official declaration.
We shall keep you updated on this election……..!