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MPs dump NRM, join opposition

MPs at a rally in Butambala

MPs at a rally in Butambala

Alienated and demonized by their own party – the ruling NRM, a section of the 27 members who voted against last December’s lifting of the constitutional presidential age limit have signed to join an opposition political grouping.

The group, Parliamentary Forum on Constitutionalism and Rule of Law, was started by Butambala MP Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi with support of some unnamed civil society organisations (CSOs) in July last year.

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