Dr Kizza Besigye is missing in the photo simply because he was not physically present at Bonita Centre,Lubowa but still in exile in South Africa where was later to chair a Party NEC meeting before he returned to Uganda. The Party was founded in August 2004 and Dr Besigye was elected its interim President.The Party was regfstered on Dec 16 2004. Deputy President Hon. Proscovia Salaamu Musumba acted as President till Doctor returned from exile in October of 2005 .
Dr Sulaiman Kiggundu joined FDC later, after its founding. Before the South Africa NEC meeting, FDC was headed by a Trioka of Augustine Ruzindana, formerly chair of PAFO, Sam Kalige Njuba representing Besigye and Reform Agenda and Chapa Karuhanga President of NDF. The three organizations plus some individuals like myself founded FDC