The leader of the opposition Mathias Mpuuga has revealed the opposition political parties are planning to engage the ruling NRM party in the efforts to reveal the electoral laws with the aim of ending electoral violence that has been witnessed during the past elections.
Mpuuga made the remarks during the meeting with the European Union delegation at parliament today that have come to deliberate on a number of issues pertaining the governance and democracy.
Mpuuga noted that there is a need for political actors in Uganda to deliberate on how the electoral commission can be empowered to independently handle the electoral process in the country.
Mpuuga called for the need to draft a legal framework to serve the president from awarding contracts from public gatherings as he did when he directed the UPDF should be awarded contracts of constructing schools.
He pledged that the opposition is working on the comprehensive policy in the education sector to bridge the gap that has seemed increasing dropout of school Learners
The European Union ambassador to Uganda Attilio Pacifici who led the delegation of Ambassadors from different European countries pledged their commitment to partner with the opposition on a number of issues.