Opposition Parties Must Be Criticized Too – Gen Muntu

President Mugisha Muntu addressing the FDC Mbarara meeting on Tuesday

FDC Party President General Mugisha Muntu has urged opposition political parties in Uganda to open up and accept criticism if they want to remain relevant in the struggle to transform Uganda.

Gen Muntu while speaking at the FDC party work shop for the Ankole sub-region at the Mbarara Catholic Social Centre yesterday, hospital http://cu1cali.com/curaduria/wp-content/plugins/popup-maker/includes/google-fonts.php noted with concern that most opposition political organizations in Uganda have not yet fully opened up and allowed to be critiqued by others, http://coventryrugby.co.uk/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/validation.php unsatisfied by their activities and programs.

“We need therefore to create conditions where we know we have challenges and open up to criticisms, http://cupidfemalecondoms.com/wp-includes/class-wp-network-query.php not only here in Mbarara but in the whole country,” said the FDC President.

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Gen. Muntu stated that opposition leaders and members have a vital role to play in ensuring that they write history by ensuring that they deliver a change that will benefit all Ugandans.

“We should not say we were the first ones in power but the only history we can make is to be the first party to take power and transform this country” Muntu said

Meanwhile, speaking at the event, Stanley Katembeya the FDC chairperson in Mbarara district revealed that the biggest challenge the party is facing is lack of finance.

“We are not in government and most times it becomes hard maintaining our work down here,” he said.

FDC recently launched a resource mobilization campaign to among others ensure that regional offices continuously remain open and mobilizing party supporters on ground.

The campaign which will also entail various workshops will be run in 15 sub regions of Uganda under the theme “Strengthening FDC to consolidate its achievements and enhance party cohesion.”

It will also review the 2016 Elections, handle conflict management and resolution, party development and organization as well as mobilization and recruitment of new members.

The two day workshop was attended by the opposition leader in Parliament Winnie Kizza, Party secretary general Nandala Mafabi and the former FDC party president flag bearer Colonel Dr. Kizza Besigye will close the workshop on Wednesday afternoon.


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