Is Uganda’s opposition in 2021 campaigns?

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Opposition politicians and some ruling party rebels who opposed the lifting of the age limit for the presidency last year are using the controversial amendment in what appear to be early political campaigns for 2021.

Anti-age limit legislators in their trademark red caps, overalls, shirts, jackets and ties are campaigning against candidates who voted in favour of lifting the presidential age limit in areas where seats have fallen vacant. They hope the issue still resonates with the populace that was generally opposed to it.

“We are targeting 2021 and beyond. We want citizens to choose leaders who cherish constitutionalism and not dictatorship. We will not allow the dust on this to settle and that is our primary goal,” said Independent MP Wilfred…

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