Minister Anite, other NRM losers form Consolation group

A section of MPs, Ministers who lost in the recent NRM primaries have formed a group- NRM Reorganization Team to reconcile disgruntled party members especially those who lost in the recent elections

The group led by Minister Evelyn Anite says, they are still strong supporters of NRM and are willing to mobilize for President Yoweri Museveni in the forthcoming general elections despite losing in party primaries.

Anite, while addressing the media at parliament said they also want to ensure that all candidates who lost in the party primaries do not join other political parties.

Anite is the State Minister for Investment and Privatization, in the Ministry of Finance. She revealed that she has been approached by supporters to join Bobi Wine’s National Unity Platform (NUP) but she refused.

“The Vice President of NUP Ms Lina Zedriga has reached out to me to join NUP but I have made it clear to her that I will continue working for NRM.

During the primaries that happened early this month, Anite lost to Dr Charles Ayume for the Koboko Municipality seat. Also, about 123 members of parliament on the NRM ticket lost to new political entrants in elections marred by violence.

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