WHEREAS the NRM Central Executive Committee has been in continuous session since Saturday 20th June 2020, and has undertaken a comprehensive and in-depth review of the central tasks arising from the publication of the revised Road Map from the Independent Electoral Commission;
BEARING IN MIND that the NRM Central Executive Committee had earlier in December 2018 already adopted the NRM Political Road Map up to 2021, which Political Road Map was amended in 2019 and 2020 respectively, to take into account the changing prevailing circumstances;
TAKING SOMBRE COGNIZANCE of the all-pervasive existential challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the related necessary national legal framework and health measures;
MINDFUL of our duty to provide urgent clear guidance and leadership to the membership of the NRM in the situation, and to lead the NRM to decisive and overwhelming victory in the 2021 General Elections;
HAVING RECEIVED the comprehensive report of the NRM Secretary General which has inter alia, brought out the combination of options available to the NRM for both its internal elections, as well as for the election of its flag bearers to all national elective positions;
HEREBY RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS:
1. To adopt the NRM political Road Map for the 2020/21 national elections with specific reference to the approved methodology and timelines for all NRM internal elections; as shall be announced by the NRM Electoral Commission.
2. To specifically adopt lining-up as the appropriate the mode of voting for NRM primaries to generate candidates for Parliamentary and Local Government elections; in strict compliance and observance with the COVID-19 Regulations issued under the Public Health Act.
3. To specifically adopt “resolution by circulation” as the mode of voting for election of the NRM Presidential Flag Bearer and members of the NRM Central Executive Committee
4. To commend the said approved methodology and timelines for the NRM internal elections to our respective membership, organs, and structures as part of the NRM civic and voter mobilization process.
DATED at State House, Entebbe this 16th day of July, 2020.
H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Rt.Hon. Kasule Lumumba Justine
National Chairperson Secretary General