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FDC Crisis Deepens as Ingrid Attacks Gen. Muntu

FDC's Ingrid Turinawe has been removed from the EALA race

Bad blood in the opposition’s biggest party Forum for Democratic Change is started to unfold as top leaders take on each other.

On Thursday, thumb http://centrodelasartesslp.gob.mx/home/wp-includes/locale.php against the wish of some party members, cheapest http://cowlitzfamilyhealth.org/wp-admin/includes/comment.php FDC President Gen. Mugisha Muntu unveiled the Leader of Opposition in Parliament in the names of Hon Winnie Kiiza, http://chopcult.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-pro/templates/images/secure.php who is also the Kasese Woman MP.

A section of party leaders however were opposed to this decision since it would reflect the party as accepting defeat in the February Presidential elections.

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Early this week, the FDC leadership had stated that they were not going to appoint the LOP since they “won” the elections.

On Thursday nonetheless, Muntu announced Kizza as  the LOP, Kiira Municipality MP Ssemuju as Opposition Chief Whip and Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal as the Commissioner of Parliament.

This morning, the party’s chief mobilizer Ingrid Turinawe took to social media and stated that Muntu had no authority to concede defeat on behalf of Besigye even when the retired Major General is the party president.

“Nobody can concede defeat on behalf of any candidate. No body,” Ingrid Charged.

According to Ingrid, FDC only sponsored Besigye’s candidacy and the party cannot determine the election outcome for him.

“FDC sponsored a candidate but it is or was not a candidate! Not even party president Gen. Muntu or any other leader! Not me, not you! Dr. Besigye was the candidate in the presidential race. He speaks for
himself. Ugandans voted him. He won elections and was sworn in,” she added.

Ms. Turinawe stressed that she and other colleagues cannot take any orders from Gen. Muntu and are only waiting to hear from Besigye when he is released.

“Yes, he is in prison but he will be out soonest. He is our president until he guides us otherwise. The struggle to claim our victory is on! Watch the space.”

Yesterday after the appointment, Muntu warned this group, stressing that the party must accept the current circumstances and move on.

 

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