LAUNCH OF THE FDC PARTY POLICY AGENDA UGANDA’S LEAP FORWARD
Serena International Conference Centre, Kampala: March, 9, 2015
Ladies and gentlemen in your respective capacities
On behalf of the members and supporters of the Forum for Democratic
Change and many Ugandans across this country who share the values and
aspirations that we stand for, I welcome you to this historic event when we
launch our policy agenda for triggering Uganda’s Leap Forward.
Let me first of all acknowledge with gratitude and respect the distinguished
service of my predecessor Col.(Rtd) Dr. Kizza Besigye and all of you
leaders of our party for your collective and individual contribution in building
Party Chairperson, Madam Joyce Sebugwawo, thank you for your
continued leadership and stewardship.
Thank you Madam Secretary General and your team and everybody else
that has worked tirelessly to organize this event.
Yesterday March 8, 2015 was the International Women’s Day. As a Party,
we celebrate the great contributions of all Ugandan women.
Those who till our farmlands, those who teach our children, those who
spend sleepless nights looking after the sick, those who serve in our
military, at home and abroad, those who serve in our police, prisons and
intelligence services and all those running businesses, or work in our public
service and the mothers of the Nation.
The values that I espouse are an outcome of the nurturing of my mother. I
would not be what I am if it was not for the sacrifices and huge influence
that my mother had on shaping my character. A tough disciplinarian, hard
working woman of impeccable values, she was. May God rest her soul in
Thank you Anna Adeke for honoring this occasion and for your wonderful
speech. There perhaps could be no better way to celebrate the Ugandan
women and our young people than listening to you share their dreams and
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
Today, I am profoundly humbled and honored to present to you our Party
policy agenda for triggering Uganda’s Leap Forward.
Uganda’s Leap Forward is our contract with you the people. It is a contract
to create a new dispensation and build a new foundation for creating
opportunities for all and bring about boundless opportunities and shared
Today’s challenges are clear and we are conscious of the burden and task
before us. Continue reading