Members of the New Formation Movement under their umbrella name promoters have started drafting the constitution, suggesting names and party colours ahead of their grand launch in December.
The party which will bear the name of New Formation or any other name as will be decided by members will also have a significant party colour that will be agreed upon by the same group.
“Technically it is required that there will have to be a name, a constitution before you gather signatures and then register a party,” Mugisha Muntu, the founder of New Formation said.
Muntu said this is part of the process to ensure all Ugandans are involved in the creation of this political party. He said the party focus will be on creating public trust and rebranding the opposition.
“We want to do things in a way the public trusts us, not only in what we talk about but how we act, what we do and how we do it. If you don’t do that, you can’t go far, even when you take power, you can’t manage it well,” Muntu said.
The party will focus on grassroots leadership training of members. The announcement puts to rest any form of negotiations between Muntu and the Forum for Democratic Change as had been indicated by their President Patrick Oboi Amuriat.
In a meeting at Hotel African last month, Muntu indicate he was quitting the party alongside other former FDC members. However, Amuriat maintained they would continue engaging with Muntu with aim of luring him back to the party.