Activists for change have distanced themselves from the proposed talks between government and the opposition.
Mathias Mpuuga, the coordinator Action for change, says pushing for negotiations instead of pushing government to work on the issues raised is illogical and unrealistic.
The pressure group was formed to agitate for government action against rising food and fuel prices in Uganda.
The Activists for change are leading a campaign against, high food and fuel prices asking government to reduce the prices, which have taken a toll on ordinary Ugandans.
Mpuuga says their issues do not require any negotiations and Activists for change are not members of the Inter party organization for dialogue.
President Yoweri Museveni who is also the chairman of the Inter party organization for dialogue recently said he would be open to negotiations with members of the opposition.
A day later, Olara Otuunu, the Uganda People’s Congress President, told journalists in Kampala that the opposition parties were willing to negotiate with government.
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But Mpuuga insists that matters of governance should be a subject of discussion in a broader national forum, accompanied by a properly formulated agenda.
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The Walk to work protests resume tomorrow.
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