The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party aspirants for various positions will begin picking nomination forms between July 14 and 31.
Tanga Odoi, the NRM Electoral Commission chairman made the disclosure yesterday, while addressing a press conference at the party headquarters on Plot 10 Kyadondo Road.
According to Mr Odoi, the NRM has introduced fees for all candidates who wish to hold office in the party, with those vying for chairmanship parting with Shs10 million. Similarly, those vying for party flag bearer for President of Uganda will also have to pay Shs10 million, while anyone who wishes to become the NRM Vice Chairperson will pay 5 million shillings, irrespective of their gender.
The National Vice Chairpersons for regions and five eminent persons nominated by the party chairman to the Central Executive Committee (CEC) will each pay 2.5 million shillings.
Any NRM member who wishes to contest for Lord Mayorship will pay 1.5 million shillings, while City division mayoral candidates under NRM will pay 1 million shillings.
Candidates for the LC 5 positions will pay 1 million shillings; those vying for Lord Councillorship will pay 200, 000 shillings each while the NRM District Chairpersons will pay 200, 000 shillings.
According to Odoi, the money will help instill a sense of responsibility and commitment to authority.
On twitter the NRM Deputy Spokesperson Ofwono Opondo disclosed that the party had opened an account with Centenary Bank A/C no.2910500001 under National Resistance Movement Electoral Commission, where aspirants are required to deposit their fees.