Kicks of a dying horse: DP Submit Mao’s presidential endorsement voters signatures to Electoral Commission. Whisper Eye Reports
Uganda’s oldest political party “The Democratic Party” has finally submitted allegedly 2 million signatures to the Electoral Commission for the nomination of its President Nobert Mao as a presidential candidate in the coming 2021 elections.
DP’s late submission of voters signatures supporting the nomination of the party’s candidate comes at a time when NRM, FDC , NUP ANT and other independent candidates already submitted their voters nomination signatures endorsing their respective candidates and are waiting nomination on the 2nd and 3rd of November 2020.
DP out of the cold almost lost all its members of parliament to National Unity Platform a party led by Bobi Wine the Kyadondo East MP.
Okoler OpioLo Amanu the DP Mouth Piece told Whisper Eye that today 30 th October 2021 at exactly 8:00am, the Democratic Party has submitted the signatures supporting the candidature of Hon. Norbert Mao cum the Presidential flag bearer of DP in the 2021 general election to the electoral commission for verification.
We also submitted a letter of request booking Monday, 2/11/2020 as being the for nomination of our candidate he added.
Political experts have warned that Mao’s presidential candidature will divide opposition support in Northern Uganda which will be an added advantage to NRM’s President Museveni.
Mao if nominated will face off with Bobi Wine of NUP, Amuriat of FDC, Tumukunde of renewed Uganda , Mugisha Muntu of ANT and incumbent Yoweri Museveni for the highest ranking political seat in Uganda.