Bobi Wine has unveiled five new members including MP Zaake to his newly established NUP party.
The National Unity Platform (NUP) party leader, Kyagulanyi Ssentamu commonly known by his stage name Bobi Wine has unveiled five new members as part of his newly established political party.
The Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Hon Francis Zaake together with four others including John Baptist Nambeshe, the Manjiya County Member of parliament, Patrick Nsamba Oshabe, Kasanda County North, Latif Ssebagala Sengendo, Kawempe North, and David Lukyamuzi Kalwanga Busujju county were on Monday unveiled as part of the NUP party.
This comes at a time when both John Baptist Nambeshe and Patrick Nsamba Oshabe have in recent years been representing on the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party ticket.
David Lukyamuzi Kalwanga, Latif Ssebagala Sengendo and Francis Zaake have also been representing as independents.
Speaking at the unveiling ceremony at the NUP party offices in Kamwokya, Bobi Wine pinpointed the new entrants despite a few of them coming from opposition parties such as NRM, they join the NUP as fully committed members who feel stressed with the current leadership of President Museveni.
Bobi Wine said that the new entrants in recent months have exhibited a high level of consistency for anyone to doubt their capability and patriotism to the party.
In particular, the Legislator mentioned John Baptist Nambeshe as one of the people despite coming from NRM, have displayed a high level of consistency in rising for change.
He cited an example of the recent togikwatako campaign in Parliament when Nambeshe stood on the side of the people of Uganda in demanding for a change.
Bobi Wine also, called upon all people power supporters to receive the new entrants with open arms because they are part of the group willing to have a change in the country.
“These are people who have been consistent. I admired Nambeshe right from the day I entered Parliament because he has fully represented the people Manjiya county that sent him to parliament,” Bobi Wine said.
“During the togikwatako campaign, Nambeshe stood on the side of the people of Uganda even when President Museveni proved powerful. They came together to seek a new consensus and a new direction for our country. Kyagulanyi said the legislators had taken a wise decision to join the National Unity Platform.”