The Uganda Peoples Congress(UPC) has announced 28th of this month to hold the delegates conference for election of the new party president to replace Jimmy Akena who was kicked out by the court.
In September 3 Court of Appeal justices Irene Mulyagonja Elizabeth Musoke and Christopher Madrama declared as null and void the Akena’s leadership arising from the petition filled by the late Joseph Bossa in high court-2015,directing the acting president counsel Peter Walubiri to organize fresh elections.
The party’s communication and mobilization officer Tom Omino said in the statement that Four people have picked the nomination forms including Peter Walubiri, Joseph Otieno,Dank Okello and Dickson Opul adding that Jimmy Akena who was illegally running the party and later kicked out of office will not contest for any position having failed to pick the expression interest. forms .
Omino also explained also explained the reason why the UPC party did not front the presidential candidate attributing it to Jimmy Akenas confusion who led the matter into courts of law adding that the part has only one option of sidelining one side any presidential candidate whom they will choose to support as the country draw closer to the general elections.