5 MPs, 4 Division Mayors officially cross to NUP party

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Five MPs officially join National Unity Platform Party; Courtesy Photo

The president of the National Unity Platform, Hon Kyagulanyi Ssentamu today welcomed five new members of parliament to the newly unveiled National Unity Platform (NUP) party.

The MPs include Hon Patrick Nsamba (Kasanda county), Hon John Baptist Nambeshe (Manjiya county) joining from the ruling NRM party and independents; Hon Latif Ssebaga (Kawempe North), Hon David Kalwanga,(Busujju county) and Mityana Municipality MP Hon Francis Zaake.

The MPs were unveiled alongside 3 other division mayors Mayors including Ronald Balimwezo of Nakawa division, Mayor Kasirye Nganda Ali mulyanyama of Makindye division, Sserunjoji Emmanuel of Kawempe and Ronaldo Kalema omulangira of Katabi Municipality.

The ceremony to unveil new party members was held at the NUP national party headquarters in Kampala.

On July 22, the people power pressure group leader, Robert Kyagulanyi took up and unveiled NUP – a registered political party, just a few months to the 2021 general elections. The party also unveiled Kyagulanyi as its new president.

At the event, Kyagulanyi stated that people power will remain a movement activist group while NUP is the official political vehicle through which members will pursue their political agenda.

They also unveiled the umbrella as the party symbol as well as its colors -red and white.

The Party (NUP) immediately embarked on registration of members with multitudes lining up to buy membership cards to officially associate with the party. The nationwide registration of members was also launched today.

Speaking at the event, Kyagulanyi said it s time for politicians to clearly state where they belong other than hoping from one [arty to anpther.

“It is now time to know who belongs where. We cannot tolerate people who belong here and there” Kyagulanyi said.

He also appealed to the new members unveiled today to lobby other politicians especially MPs to join the NUP.

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