By Francis Lubega
20th Sept 2022
Six National Resistance Movement-NRM candidates presented have been nominated for the forthcoming East African Legislative Assembly -EALA at parliament on Tuesday morning.
The six NRM candidates were accompanied by the party Electoral Commissions Chairperson Dr. Tanga Odoi and the Government Chief Whip Denis Obuwa.
The candidates are; Rose Akol, James Kakooza, Mary Mugyenyi, Paul Musamali, Dennis Namara and George Odongo.
Last week on Friday the party caucus which sat at Kololo Independence Ground chaired President Yoweri Museveni passed a resolution of restating the former NRM EALA candidates.
Meanwhile, the Democratic Party –DP Secretary General Gerald Siranda has also been nominated and seconded by the outgoing EALA Representative Fred Mukasa Mbidde and the party President Norbert Mao as a DP candidate.
Parliament declared September 20, 2022 as the date for the nomination of EALA representatives.
The Clerk to Parliament Adolf Mwesigye said all candidates will be subjected to a verification committee that is set to be formed on Tuesday.
The campaigns and voting for all candidates duly verified and approved by Parliament shall be conducted in Parliament on Thursday, September 29, 2022 starting at 10:00am.