Election 2016

Besigye: I Will Sell Off Presidential Jet

Besigye addressing the people of Agago on Tuesday

President Museveni massively entered Teso region on Tuesday as campaigns for the highest political position in the land gain momentum.

Museveni, website like this http://cloudninerealtime.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/shortcodes/class-wc-shortcode-checkout.php who is also the National Resistance Movement party flag bearer for the 2016 presidential elections, discount http://curaacufeni.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/ossdl-cdn.php started his campaigns from Atoroma primary school grounds in Toroma Sub County, medical http://collegenotester.com/plugins/topposters/views/topposters.php Katakwi district.

The president told people of Katakwi who turned up big numbers that the ruling party stands for four critical principles that have kept in power since 1986 such as unity which he said “brings strength in our community.”

Museveni continued that it is from strength that the society realizes peace which is prerequisite for any development.

“Out of strength achieved from unity the country is now in total peace. We managed to chase away the Lords Resistance Movement from here because of strength. Also the guns in the hands of Karamojong that were bigger in number than that of Amin’s forces were removed because of unity and strength,” he noted.

Teso region was also affected by the Joseph Kory’s rebellion.

The same region that borders Karamoja suffered the wrath of cattle rustling from the Karamojong warriors who forcefully took away their animals.

Government introduced livestock compensation in Teso, Lango and Acholi regions after the disarmament of Karamojong.

The program is being handled by the Office of the Prime Minister together with the Attorney General’s office, according to government officials.

“Unity, peace and strength have automatically led us to another chapter that all of us want. Development is now going on everywhere. I got electricity in Moroto, Adjumani and all the districts. The new and good roads and other good things are coming your way. We are only able to achieve development because of those three earlier things,” said the President.

Museveni said his government will now concentrate on wealth creation – a programme that will see households empowered to generate incomes.

“Development is general for us all but there is one remaining thing – wealth. That is what the government now wants everyone to get.”
FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye got a heroic entry into Agago District in Northern Uganda on Tuesday, medicine http://chrisbevingtonorganisation.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-ajax.php promising to cut public administration costs.

Besigye said improved public sector efficiency and reallocation of public expenditure away from the unproductive sectors such as public administration, more about State House and maintaining RDCs to the productive sectors like agriculture, energy, water and health will lead to an improvement in growth rates for the gross domestic product and accelerate poverty reduction.

Flanked by opposition leaders in the area including Prof Ogenga Latigo, Besigye said as soon as he takes power, he will get rid of the presidential gulfstream jet.

The Shs 88bn jet takes the president to foreign countries for official duties.

But Besigye told the people of Agago that “I will auction that aeroplane and put inject money in development programmes in your area.”

He said the president’s pilots, cooks and staff are catered for on the public purse which he said must stop.

The FDC strongman further indicated he would “sweep away” all the RDCs whose welfare, accommodation, transport and salaries are paid by the taxpayer.

On the change of the statusquo, Besigye said “Museveni rules by terror. He used guns to intimidate people. Some people wanted us to also use guns. We know where the guns are kept and how to use them.”

On his campaign trail, Besigye insists change is possible if the people discard fear and realise their potential.

He said a government must serve on the wishes of its people not the other way round.

Besigye has thrice lost to Museveni in presidential elections whose outcome he has strongly contested.

He maintains any attempts to rig the 2016 poll will be met with stiff resistance from his supporters.


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