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Mao to Start Countrywide Rallies as 2016 Race Gains Steam

Mao is starting rallies soon as preparations for 2016 gain steam

IN MBALE

Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi today Tuesday travels to Kapchorwa for consultative meetings and a public rally.

Mbabazi’s first rally pulled thousands of people at Mbale Cricket Oval on Monday.

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He vowed to tackle what he described as a crumbling healthcare system and poor education which was becoming increasingly irrelevant.

Mbabazi also spoke about human rights and crackdown on political dissent, generic http://childrensclasses.org/wp2012/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/3rd-party/3rd-party.php saying the Constitution should be upheld on issues related to governance.

In Kapchorwa, buy Mbabazi will hold his public address at Boma Grounds.

By 10:30am, Mbabazi was still at his hotel room at Elgon Hotel in Mbale.

It is understood a section of Mbabazi’s campaign agents has already left to Kapchorwa to prepare for his arrival.

The distance from Mbale to Kapchorwa is about 65 kilometres which is about one hour and 15 minutes drive.

The town is the birthplace of golden athletes Stephen Kiprotich and Joshua Cheptegei.

Having a passion for sports, Mbabazi is expected to make remarks on boosting Uganda’s sports industry.

Government recently constructed a high altitude facility in Kapchorwa for athletes’ training.
Opposition Democratic Party (DP) president Norbert Mao is set to commence nation wide consultative meetings after successful return of nomination forms to The Democratic Alliance (TDA) on Monday, visit web http://darkon.org/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/checkbox.php August 7.

“To that effect, information pills president Mao has called upon the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to sit and approve his roadmap to traverse the entire country,” revealed the party spokesperson, Paul Kenneth Kakande.

Kakande told journalists at City House in Kampala on Tuesday that once the roadmap is approved by NEC which is to sit over weekend, Mao shall hold his first rallies in the towns of Masaka, Gulu and Jinja respectively.

Kakande said Mao will be marketing the party as well as popularising his candidature which will in turn help him win TDA flag.

“Since emerging as TDA flag bearer depends on one’s political strength, each candidate shall be required to traverse the entire country, upon which his support shall be gauged,” Kakande observed.

“These consultative meetings and town hall meetings will help TDA get a picture on who is a suitable candidate; and through these meetings one must prove the support he has on the ground.”

So far only two candidates have returned TDA forms including Prof. Gilbert Bukenya and Norbert Mao.

FDC flag bearer, Col. Kizza Besigye is expected to return his nomination forms on Wednesday.

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