Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has opposed a move by Kampala Minister Beti Kamya to take councillors to National Leadership Institute, Kyankwazi for political education.
In a letter dated October 31st and addressed to Kampala Capital City Executive Director, Jennifer Musisi, Kamya says the councillors have been admitted for a leadership programme that will take place from 12th to 19th November. Whereas the letter was supposed to have names of councillors who will attend the training, Lukwago says he never got the list.
However, Lukwago says the aim of the meeting is to lure councillors into passing a resolution supporting amendment of the constitution to remove age caps for the president. Parliamentary Legal Affairs committee is currently handling a bill seeking to amend Article 102(b) of the constitution. The bill was tabled by Igara East MP Raphael Magyezi last month.
Lukwago say KCCA as an institution is not of the Kyankwazi program because they have not sat anywhere to sanction the training.