A man claiming to be the designer of the National Resistance Movement Party logo, John Agira Ruhanga has asked the party to compensate him with three billion Uganda shillings.
In his letter to the NRM Party Chairperson, Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and the Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba, he says failure to pay within two weeks will force him to institute legal action.
his lawyers of Sociis Path Advocates, he contends that his genius and ingenuity
conceived and birthed the NRM party symbol and logo concept that constitutes of
the bus, the bible and the thumbs up, the morning dawn breeze sunrise, the
green vegetation and blue streams.
He adds that the said symbol has been an effective tool of mobilization of support for the NRM party and the propagation of ideology of patriotism, social economic transformation, democracy and Pan Africanism.
Ruhanga’s lawyers further state that since conceiving, originating and innovating the concept of the logo, their client has never received payment which he is duly entitled to in his party as the innovator.
In his address to the Press yesterday, the NRM Deputy Secretary General Richard Todwong said that the party has not yet received a formal complaint from Ruhanga whom he advised to first come to their office and discuss if he was officially contracted for the design. Mr. Todwong speaking…….
Earlier, the NRM Spokesperson, Mt. Rogers Mulindwa who said that their legal team would handle the matter added that the NRM logo had been used in a number of elections and he wondered why the petitioner was coming up now. END