Seven senior members of Forum For Democratic Change(FDC) have shown interest in the Sironko District local council five slot. This was revealed by Sironko District FDC party chairman Patrick Waniaye who was addressing party leaders during the Budadiri West stakeholders’ consultative meeting held at Busamaga senior secondary school on Sunday evening.
Waniaye says FDC stand for democracy adding that that the seven plus more others who are yet to show interest will be subjected to party primaries to choose the rightful flag-bearer through a majority vote.
The seven candidates include former district vice chairman and councillor Nalusala Peter Muyobo, Former Buwalasi sub county boss Namakola Joseph, Budadiri West constituency chairman canon Wonyaka senior, Busulani sub county chairman Dadiri Gidudu John, Former Budadiri town council boss Maniaku Francis and Gidoyi Micheal plus a one Wabyalire.
Waniale said youths should be encouraged to go for elective posts at all levels.
Herbert Musinga the FDC Mobiliser in sironko said they need to revise strategies to rescue sironko from what he called failures.
FDC Secretary General Nathan Nandala Mafabi says there must be agreement amongst candidates to avoid loses in the coming elections. Nandala revealed that internal party misunderstandings cost the party the Sironko District Woman Parliamentary seat as the then FDC MP decided to contested on independent adding that now the party is more united and committed than never before.