By Charles Katabalwa
11th Feb 2020
Samuel Walter Lubega Mukaaku, former presidential candidate in the 2011 general elections and also one of the members of the Democratic Party (DP) Bloc has also declared his presidential bid for Democratic Party ahead of the National Delegates Conference scheduled on March 28-31, 2020.
Speaking to the media in Kampala, Mukaaku noted that he has come over to instill a sense of credibility, transparence and accountability leadership, not based on tribal sentiments.
Recently, the former Luwero Woman Member of Parliament Brenda Nabukenya declared her intensions of contesting for DP Presidency and claimed to unite the party with People Power movement in the coming 2021 general elections.
So far, three people have declared themselves of standing for the DP seat include the incumbent President General Norbert Mao, the self-proclaimed Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) leader Nabukenya, Lubega Mukaku though sources also intimate that the Butambala County MP Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi and the former Buikwe district MP Dr. Michael Lulume Bayiga may also join the race.
Meanwhile, the opposition Democratic Party (DP) Youth League has accused senior members for becoming a burden for the party saying they need to be re-oriented on the principles, norms and values to avoid wrangles.
Christopher Okidi, the party Youth League leader told the press in Kampala on Tuesday that it was a shame for senior leaders in the party to exchange abusive words in the media and also bicker over elections that caused crisis meeting which only needed for the respect of the party constitution.