Uganda Federal Alliance-UFM has started mobilizing Ugandans in the Diaspora to demand for their participation in local elections.
Uganda Federal Alliance-UFM has started mobilizing Ugandans in the Diaspora to demand for their participation in local elections. Edith Mpanga, Vice chairperson Uganda Federal Alliance UK Chapter says that they want Ugandans in Diaspora to participate in the national elections from wherever they are.
According to Mpanga, Ugandans in the Diaspora contributed US $ 1.2 billion to the national economy and should be allowed to contribute to the national politics through participation in the national elections. Mpanga wants Electoral Commission to set up structures to enable them vote their current locations.
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Mary Karooro Okurut, minister in charge of information and national guidance says that government will soon table the matter in cabinet for discussion.
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