Minister for Kampala Beti Olive Kamya has stepped down as president of a party she founded, Uganda Federal Alliance (UAF) after failing to convince the party delegates that she should continue leading it.
This followed a meeting of the National Executive Committee of Uganda Federal Alliance (UFA) covened yesterday to decided her fate.
Members of UFA accuse Kamya, the party founding president of neglecting her presidential duties in the party and of making public utterance different from what the party believes in and acting in contempt its organ.
Kennedy Oluma, the acting general secretary of Uganda Federal Alliance noted that the party has been in limbo for long after their party leader was appointed to a ministerial position in government.
Kamya who briefly attended the meeting did not talk much.
She refuted all the accusations stating that the party took a decision to work with National Resistance Movement and it was not an individual decision.
“When I was talking to the president, he knew that I have a party which I lead in the capacity of president and at the beginning I did not ask the president to meet my party members so that we move together,” she noted.
After she failed to convince the party delegates, Kamya accepted to step down as a party president leaving her vice Boniface Oniba Ekanya in charge of the party.
She pledged a full support for the party