The army was today was forced to postpone the elections of its 10 representatives to the 10th Parliament after President Yoweri Museveni who is supposed to chair the army council that elects MPs didn’t turn up.
The Army Council will vote tomorrow in the election conducted by the Electoral commission. The top UPDF commanders arrived in Bombo, the headquarters of the Land Forces in the morning and waited until 4pm when the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen. Katumba Wamala announced the postponement of the election.
The army representatives are part of the interest groups in Parliament. Gen. Museveni who is also the commander in chief of armed forces was away in Tanzania attending to matters of the East African Community.