NRM Supporters in Lira Hold Procession in Support of Age Limit Removal
- Supporters of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party yesterday held a peaceful procession in Lira town expressing support for the proposed removal of the presidential age limits. About 20 NRM party supporters, mostly women, marched from Lira district headquarters through Olwol road, Oyite Ojok lane then Obote Avenue up to Lira Bus Park led by Moses Opio, the former Lira District NRM chairperson.They held placards calling for the amendment of Article 102(b) of the 1995 Constitution, which puts a ceiling on the age of the person holding the office of the president at 75 years
Moses Opio, the group leader, said they came out to express their support on behalf of a bigger section of NRM supporters in Kampala who have mooted plans to amend Article 102(b) of the 1995 Constitution.
- According to Opio, they want Article 102(b) amended to allow President Museveni to contest for another term in 2021.