Gen. Muntu launches recruitment drive
Francis Mwijukye, the party deputy spokesperson told journalists at the party’s weekly press briefing at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, that his president has started a drive to strengthen the party and searching for eligible leaders who can lead the party into power.
“The problem of FDC has been luck of credible leaders in various parts of the country. The president has started the drive which will bring an end to all that,” Mwijukye said.
In a statement read by Mwijukye, Muntu said, “Before you determine where you are going, you must determine where you have been and where you are. I pledged to transform our party and the first frontier is to change the party’s image and it is one reason we have launched this drive.”
Muntu said there are a number of Ugandans who need to be convinced about the values and objectives of the party in all regions and villages outside Kampala.
“Our value is timeless and we are not fighting one regime, but we want to affirm equality of opportunities and enforcing human rights among others,” he noted.
The campaign will be carried out in all regions of the country beginning with the Northern region.
He explained that the reason why the opposition was still performing poor is that they are have concentrated in Kampala which does not expand their membership and support.
He said they want to recruit new members, appreciate and recognize the party as a formidable force to race for the general elections.