The National Economic Empowerment Dialogue (NEED) is presented as a real political party, with Joseph Kiiza Kabuleta as the new president. This happened after members of the People’s Unity Movement (PUM) agreed to change the name of the political party to NEED.
Launched last September, NEED is a political movement that promotes economic empowerment for Ugandans. “About two years ago, while I was preparing for the presidential election, I was quietly approached by Shadrach Ogemba and colleagues from the People’s Unity Movement (PUM) party. They told me that they had carefully followed my arguments and had come to the conclusion that we had much in common and that I was promoting the same ideology they had in mind when registering the party in 2014. 2005. They invited me to their party, and I did,” Kabuleta revealed at a delegate conference held Monday at NEED headquarters in Kampala.
“Now the party congress has accepted a new constitution, and they have elected me as party chairman,” he added. At the same conference, Mr. Ogemba, the outgoing chairman of the party, handed over the tools of power to Mr. Kabuleta.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a conference of delegates, the former presidential candidate promised to transform Uganda from dictatorship to democracy. “We chose economic empowerment as our creed because it is the truest form of empowerment and we know that our oppressors have built a community that depends on them for their livelihood and for their livelihood. that’s easy to subdue. The robbers know that their time is up. Publicly they speak as if they are tightening their grip on power, but privately they hope they may be allowed to keep the spoils after the Ugandans take back their country,” warned Mr.
“I know that many people in many different industries choose to stick to this system, and even fuel it, not because they don’t see its evils, but because they fear an uncertain future. determined. They don’t know what it has in store for them.
Mr. Kabuleta also assured Ugandans that the change proposed by NEED will benefit all citizens, saying it is not the kind of change that causes disruption, confusion or the search for resources. old account.
“We are not looking for anyone’s wealth. If you are rich, good for you. You were not on our first agenda when we took over. Our priority will be the millions of poor people scattered across the country. We believe in empowering people and putting money in their pocket without giving them gifts. That’s all it is,” he noted.
“I’ve said it countless times before and I’ll say it again, the many resources we have in this country are enough to give its approximately 40 million citizens a good life. So the only people to be afraid of are the little ones. group at the top, people who believe Uganda is their private domain are shared with each other.