Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, has announced that he will run for a fourth term in the 2011 election and also the Chairmanship of the National Resistance Movement Party. Museveni says he wants to extend his reign to 30 years.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says he will seek the nomination of the ruling National Resistance Movement Party (NRM) for the 2011 election, according to the Associated Press. Museveni announced his bid for a fourth term on late Saturday as an effort to extend his rule to 30 years.
“People with disabilities are embracing my candidature for chairman and Presidential flag bearer for NRM, I put in my nomination forms, so I can now ask for your support,” said Museveni in front of a crowd in the western region of Uganda, reports Reuters Africa.
The office of Museveni also announced that he will seek the Chairmanship of the NRM.
The party will meet in September to choose their candidate for the five-year Presidential term.