Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Delegates of the Alliance for National Transformation – ANT party in Kasese district have confirmed Major-General Mugisha Muntu as their party presidential candidate for the 2021 general elections.
The delegates confirmed Muntu at a low key event held at the multi-purpose district hall in Rukoki during the party’s delegate’s conference on Tuesday evening.
According to the delegates, Gen. Mugisha presents Uganda with a new generational leader who seeks to transform the country and get it back to the rule of law and principals of democracy.
Abdallah Afani, one of the delegates and the ANT candidate for Kasese central division LC III chairperson seat says ANT and its initiator Gen. Mugisha Muntu are more organized with values that are geared towards promoting the development of all Ugandans.
He said Muntu has diligently served Ugandans right from a tender age when he joined the liberation struggle.
Wilbroad Muhinda, a delegate from Muhokya sub-county said Muntu has presented himself as a truthful leader. He argues that great leaders tell the truth and look beyond their personal ambitions.
Zulaika Muhindo from Mpondwe-Lhubiriha said Muntu is a great inspiration to many young people like her.
Alice Alaso, the ANT national coordinator asked Ugandans in her virtual communication to trust Muntu and ANT candidates as the new cream of leaders in Ugandan politics.
Winnie Kiiza, the Kasese district ANT mobiliser described Muntu as a man who believes in equality and the rule of law. She urged Ugandans to embrace party values and identify leaders who are determined to transform society.
In his address, Muntu said Ugandans need leaders who are both intelligent and wise to make rightful decisions. He said ANT isn’t only looking at change but seeks to cause qualitative that will have a positive impact.