The Rukiga MP and former national treasurer of Forum for Democratic Change, Mr Jack Sabiiti, has been elected unopposed as the party treasurer for Kabale District.
Mr Sabiiti was elected by a party executive committee of 11 members. Dr Joseph Tindyebwa and Mr Bonny Tumuranzye presided over the elections at Kabale Main Stadium on Thursday. Kabale Mayor Pius Ruhemurana was also elected unopposed as vice chairman, retaining his position.
Ms Lydia Turyahumura and the chairman for Central Division in Kabale Municipality, Mr Sentaro Byamugisha, were also elected unopposed as district party chairperson and general secretary respectively.
Shortly after the elections, delegates convened in small groups to discuss strategies to front Dr Kizza Besigye as the party president and flag bearer for the 2016 presidential elections and lobby for election of Mr Sabiiti as the FDC vice president for western region.
Dr Tindyebwa appealed to the elected members to work hard for unity in order to strengthen FDC party at village, sub-county and district level.