The Interreligious Council of Uganda has come out to dismiss claims by Washington based Ugandan journalist Dr Shaka Ssali that he was restrained during last weekend’s, site http://cienciaaldia.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-seo/admin/pages/rss.php presidential candidates debate; from asking the tough questions.
Dr Shaka, visit whose selection to moderate the second round of the debate was met with concerns from the camp of incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, said he regretted having accepted to take up this task.
Ssali told NBS Television last evening that upon arrival; he was given directives by the organizers of the event to not direct any questions to President Museveni.
He added that if he had known about this kind of arrangement he would not have boarded the plane from Washington.
At one point during the course of the debate, Shaka said he felt an irresistible urge to “go for” President Museveni, “but in the interest of IRCU and Ugandans as well as democracy,” he let it go.
He also claimed that Museveni was handed by the council the list of the questions he would be asked.
A visibly unhappy Shaka observed during the show that in the event that President Museveni is reelected, “Ugandans will have more of the same” but if Kizza Besigye won there would be a new dynamic.
This morning the organizers of the debate IRCU dismissed Shaka’s claims as false, noting that there was no such arrangement.
The in Council responded vaguely on Wednesday, “It is not true; no deal was made to favor any candidate above others.”
IRCU also dismissed claims that the NRM candidate was given questions prior the debate.
Its only ten days remaining to the epic Caf Champions second leg encounter between Enyimba and Vipers SC but the Nigerian coach Paul Aigbogun is spitting fire with all kinds of threats to the Ugandan champions.
Erisa Sekisambu’s 73rd minute goal is the only difference between the two giants but coach Aigbogun presupposes that his team shouldn’t have lost in the first place and suggests Vipers shouldn’t be in the cloud nine.
“We should not have lost the game (vs Vipers). We had enough chances to win. In the next game we would have our full squad and play very differently from how we did today. It’s not over for us, sickness ” he told club media.
He further says that, sildenafil http://dentistryatthepark.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-internal-pointers.php “Vipers have shown what they are capable of scoring with a rare chance at goal. We too will show what we can do at home. I believe we will advance to the next around.”
Enyimba needs to beat Vipers by a two goal margin or at worst a 1-0 win to take the game into penalties.
Vipers will involve in a Uganda cup tie against Big league debutants Bukedea TC FC in the round of 64 while the Nigerians take on Akwa United in the Nigerian super cup. Both games will be on Wednesday 17 February.