By Deus Turuhukire
NRM committees in Bushenyi District have today Nov.8, 2017 unanimously seconded the motion to amend the article 102(b) of constitution of Uganda thus allowing President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule beyond 2021.
Minister karooro, Mp cow boy and mp magyezi mover of the bill at the meeting.
The contentious motion was moved by Igara West MP; Raphael Magyezi seeking to remove presidential age limits and allow people above 75 years of age contest for presidency.
The joint consultative meeting was organized by all three MPs from Bushenyi District; Hon. Marry Okurutu, Godon Arinda Cowboy Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality and Raphael Magyezi from Igara West at the District headquarters.
The meeting comprised of NRM leagues from L.C1 up to LCV 5 and other well wishers from Bushenyi District.
BUSHENYI DISTRICT NRM CHAIRMAN TYCOON HASSAN BASAJABALABA SPEAKING AT THE MEETING
The district NRM chairman; Hassan Basajjabaraba said that the age limit consultation meetings have been launched today thus allowing the MPs to start consulting voters in their respective constituency.
Meanwhile the Forum for Democrat Change (FDC) District chairman; Paul Kahingi also who attended the function with a red ribbon on his head was not allowed to express his views about the age limit bill.
FDC BUSHENYI DISTRICT CHAIRMAN PAUL KAHIIGI AFTER HE WAS STOPPED TO SPEAK ABOUT THE BILL. HE HAD BEEN INVITED TO THE CONSULTATIVE MEETING
Kahingi revealed that FDC leaders are set to organize their consultative meetings next week since it is the custom for each political Party to consult it’s members.
Source:www.mknewslink.com a western Uganda news website.
RED RIBBONED YOUTH AGAINST THE BILL ALSO ATTENDED THE MEETING.
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Col Amanya Mushega who briefly attended the meeting warned them against endorsing the bill because they should ask where former prime minister Amama Mbabazi is now and how he used to be powerful and proposed laws like these but he is regretting.