The chairperson of The Democratic Alliance Campaign Strategy and Coordination committee, Asuman Basalirwa this afternoon told journalists at the TDA offices in Naguru, that the Monday TDA summit will take a decision on a petition by Lukwago and formally write to him.
The chairperson of TDA's Campaign Strategy and Coordination committee, Asuman Basalirwa Friday afternoon told journalists at the TDA offices in Naguru, that the Monday TDA summit will take a decision on the petition and formally write to Lukwago.
This followed Erias Lukwago's visit to the TDA offices in Naguru Friday afternoon. Lukwago was in the company of former presidential aspirant Samuel Lubega, MPs Moses Kasibante, Ssebuliba Mutumba, among others.
A month ago after falling out with the current Democratic Party (DP) leadership of Norbert Mao, Erias Lukwago wrote to TDA requesting for admission of his TJ platform. Mao has said DP will withdraw its participation in TDA if Lukwago's pressure group is admitted.
However since then, TDA has never come out clearly on the matter and some TDA members noting that the TDA's Reconciliation Committee was interested in reconciling Mao and Lukwago since DP is also a member of the coalition.
Lukwago told journalists that he was interested in joining the coalition under the TJ platform and to take part in what he described as "dismantling President Museveni's dictatorship".
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Despite the pending TDA summit meeting, Lukwago picked nomination forms from TDA for all levels in a bid to field joint candidates.
Asuman Basalirwa said that once the TDA summit considers Lukwago's application, they will consider adjusting their deadlines to accommodate TJ candidates.
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