As National Resistance Movement (NRM) go to polls to today to elect party primaries for flag bearers in the Parliamentary (including Women Representatives), Local Council 5 and Municipality, the party first National Vice Chairman, Al Hajji Moses Kigongo yesterday said that the party has set a track of organizing free and fair elections.
In a press statement, Kigongo said that NRM has held successful internal elections since 2000.
“The National Resistance Movement has for the last three terms held successful internal elections and primaries for its flag bearers at all levels ie 2000, 2005 and 2010 elections,” Kigongo said.
He added; “NRM has a track of organizing free and fair elections as part of its core principle of democracy.
He urged participants in today’s elections to observe the rule of law, abide by the NRM electoral commission rules and regulations and desisting from malpractices.
Kigongo also urged participants to accept people’s verdict and all security agencies to desist from taking sides.
Violence was yesterday in a number of districts including Lwengo where four people are nursing injuries sustained in an attack by supporters of some candidates vying for NRM candidature for Bukoto Mid-West constituency.
In Ntungamo, police intercepted some people with fake voting materials.
Party Electoral Commission postponed party primaries elections which were slanted for yesterday Monday the 26th of October to today Tuesday the 27th October, 2015 throughout the country.