Opposition Forum for Democratic Change flag bearer is set to be nominated as a presidential candidate on November 3, 2015, the party has confirmed.
In a letter to the Electoral Commission, the FDC Chief Electoral Commissioner, Michael Kabaziguruka pointed out that the development has been occasioned by the alteration of the nomination exercise by the Electoral Commission.
The Electoral Commission extended nomination dates for presidential aspirants from October 6 to November 4 as the deadline for returning nomination forms. Presidential campaigns will now begin on November 9 and run for 120 days to February 10, 2016.
EC chairman Dr Badru Kiggundu says the extension is to allow candidates comply with the change in electoral laws passed on
Thursday, adding that the decision was taken without pressure from government.