The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party has made changes in their National leadership following the National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings.
The meetings; number 216 of August 13th, 2021, and number 217 of September 10th, 2021, approved the appointment of Lord Mayor Ssalongo Erias Lukwago acting party deputy president (Buganda) replacing Owek. Joyce Nabbosa Ssebugwawo.
The National Executive Committee also approved the appointment of Soroti District Woman MP Hon. Anna Adeke Ebaju as acting deputy president (East) replacing Hon. Taaka Kevina.
They further approved Hon. Hassan Kaps Fungaroo as acting Secretary Mobilization replacing Ms. Ingrid Turinawe Kamateneti. Mr. Dan Muwonge was approved acting secretary for presidency replacing Mr. Ismail Ssempijja and Hajji Obed Kamulegeya was approved acting secretary culture, religion, and ethics replacing Sheik Muhammad Hood Katuramu.
NEC also approved deputy secretaries appointed by the FDC President as per the FDC Constitution. They are; Hon. Steven Ochora, Serere district LC 5 chairman (deputy secretary mobilization East) and
Dr. Okello Ekwaro (deputy secretary mobilization North).
Others are; Ms. Suzan Nanyonjo (deputy secretary culture, religion, and ethics), Mr. Hamis Walusimbi Musoke (deputy secretary environment and natural resources), Mr. Moses Okwera Mugisha (deputy secretary agriculture), Hon. Florence Kabugho, Woman MP Kasese (deputy secretary post-conflict and reconstruction), and Mr. Makhoha Sam (deputy secretary international and regional affairs).
The new team was sworn in on Monday afternoon, while those that were not available, will be sworn in at the next sitting of NEC.
According to party spokesperson Hon Ssemujju Nganda, the new changes are some of the measures aimed at strengthening the party.