Kadaga: I facilitated the removal of the age limit to allow Museveni contest for 2021

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Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Tuesday asked National Resistance Movement delegates of central executive committee to vote her as the Second National Female Vice Chairperson of the Party for facilitating the amendment of the constitution ad article 102 [popularly known as age limit bill



Listing this as one of her achievements, Kadaga explained that the 2017 controversial bill enabled the party’s national Chairperson to continue leading the country beyond 75 years.
She faces stiff competition from youthful candidates Persis Namuganza and Deborah Kyazike Kinobe. The two focused recruiting more women and youth in the party.
‘‘I’m coming to energize the NRM party to ensure that it continues to grow ad gets stronger’’ said hon Namuganza who is also state minister for lands



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On her part, Deborah Kinobe told delegates that if party ignores the youth, it will go with the elders
‘‘Let us think about the future of this country. If we do not include this other generation in this party, it will go with our elders. It will be unfortunate.’’
The Central Executive Committee (CEC) is constituted as follows; National Chairperson, 1st National Vice Chairperson, 2nd National Vice Chairperson(female), 6(six) Vice Chairpersons representing the Regions of Uganda- East, Central, North,West, Kampala and Karamoja,



Others are: Secretary General, National Treasurer, Deputy Secretary General,Deputy National Treasurer, Chairperson of NRM Parliamentary Caucus ad All Chairpersons of the National Special League Committees, Chairpersons of Commissions, and such number of National Secretaries and Deputy National Secretaries as NEC may determine.

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