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Gen Katumba Visits UPDF Soldiers Hospitalised in Kenya

Amama Mbabazi’s camp is yet to receive a letter from police authorising the presidential aspirant to commence countrywide consultation meetings, viagra sale sale http://decisionpro.biz/templates/yoo_revista/warp/layouts/modules/templates/default-2.php Chimp Corps report.

Mbabazi’s campaign taskforce spokesperson, this Josephine Mayanja-Nkangi, drugs said Friday that after notifying police about Mbabazi’s planned tour, “We were promised a formal response from the IGP himself but we are yet to receive it.”

However, she said, “All local authorities have been informed formally as well.”

Police publicist Fred Enanga was not readily available for comment.

He could not pick our calls on his known mobile phone number with aides saying he was attending an important meeting.

Mbabazi said in a YouTube video on Friday that his countrywide engagements would kick off on Monday, September 7.

He elaborated: “I have given a notice to police and local councils; I hope to begin on Monday, 7th September.”

Mbabazi was in July arrested for attempting to hold a meeting in Mbale without police clearance. His supporters who had gathered in Mbale were dispersed by anti-riot police.

The former Prime Minister blasted police for stopping his meetings without legal basis.

This website understands that Mbabazi on Sept. 1, wrote to police chief, Gen Kale Kayihura about his plans to make consultations for his presidential bid.

The letter was officially received two days later.

Mbabazi said in his communication that he had picked nomination forms from the Electoral Commission as a presidential aspirant.

“The purpose of this communication is to notify you of my planned consultation meetings in accordance with S.3. of the presidential elections Act (16 of 2005) and S.5 of the Public Order Management Act, 2003,” the letter reads in part.

The former NRM Secretary General said he would begin his meetings from Mbale before proceeding to Kapchorwa, Soroti and then Jinja.

He said notices for other centres such as Moroto and Tororo in Eastern Uganda and other regions would be communicated in due course.

Mbabazi also said the meetings would include Town Hall and public meetings commencing a 9:00am till 5:00pm.

He anticipated that the persons expected at each meeting will be more than 1,000 per meeting centre.

The letter was also copied to the Electoral Commission.
Amama Mbabazi’s camp is yet to receive a letter from police authorising the presidential aspirant to commence countrywide consultation meetings, approved http://cvgfinance.com.au/wp-content/themes/genesis/lib/css/load-styles.php Chimp Corps report.

Mbabazi’s campaign taskforce spokesperson, buy information pills http://crfg.org/wp-includes/class-wp-simplepie-sanitize-kses.php Josephine Mayanja-Nkangi, doctor said Friday that after notifying police about Mbabazi’s planned tour, “We were promised a formal response from the IGP himself but we are yet to receive it.”

However, she said, “All local authorities have been informed formally as well.”

Police publicist Fred Enanga was not readily available for comment.

He could not pick our calls on his known mobile phone number with aides saying he was attending an important meeting.

Mbabazi said in a YouTube video on Friday that his countrywide engagements would kick off on Monday, September 7.

He elaborated: “I have given a notice to police and local councils; I hope to begin on Monday, 7th September.”

Mbabazi was in July arrested for attempting to hold a meeting in Mbale without police clearance. His supporters who had gathered in Mbale were dispersed by anti-riot police.

The former Prime Minister blasted police for stopping his meetings without legal basis.

This website understands that Mbabazi on Sept. 1, wrote to police chief, Gen Kale Kayihura about his plans to make consultations for his presidential bid.

The letter was officially received two days later.

Mbabazi said in his communication that he had picked nomination forms from the Electoral Commission as a presidential aspirant.

“The purpose of this communication is to notify you of my planned consultation meetings in accordance with S.3. of the presidential elections Act (16 of 2005) and S.5 of the Public Order Management Act, 2003,” the letter reads in part.

The former NRM Secretary General said he would begin his meetings from Mbale before proceeding to Kapchorwa, Soroti and then Jinja.

He said notices for other centres such as Moroto and Tororo in Eastern Uganda and other regions would be communicated in due course.

Mbabazi also said the meetings would include Town Hall and public meetings commencing a 9:00am till 5:00pm.

He anticipated that the persons expected at each meeting will be more than 1,000 per meeting centre.

The letter was also copied to the Electoral Commission.
The Chief of Defence Forces of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces, tadalafil http://cprescue.com/wp-admin/includes/class-automatic-upgrader-skin.php Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has flown from Mogadishu to Nairobi to visit the soldiers who got injured in the September 1, http://cyberstudio.biz/main/media/breezingforms/pdftpl/export_pdf.php 2015 attack at Janale, Somalia.

Gen Wamala commended the personnel of Karen Hospital for the quality care they are giving to the troops who got injured during the Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive device attack on the UPDF troops at their detachment.

“UPDF is humbled by the brotherly and professional care the government and people of Kenya have given to our troops who get injured in combat since we started operating under AMISOM,” Gen Wamala said, adding that this is a true manifestation of promotion of our common Pan African cause and the East African Spirit.

Gen Wamala was on Thursday accompanied to the Hospital by Uganda’s Defence Attaché to Kenya,  Col Dominic Twesigomwe and Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) senior officers from the KDF headquarters.

Gen Wamala also thanked the UN and AMISOM for their quick response in evacuation, by air ambulance, of UPDF casualties from the battle field to Level II Hospital in Mogadishu and further to Nairobi.

AMISOM and UN evacuate the injured AMSIOM troops for quality treatment in Kenya.

The CDF who has been with the injured soldiers since yesterday (Thursday) evening, thanked the soldiers for their contribution to the Pan African struggle and wished them quick recovery.

“We feel for you our brothers as you are under this pain. Uganda is concerned about your wellbeing. You have shed blood for the good of humanity, something that will go into the books of History,” Gen Wamala talked to the injured.

He further informed the soldiers that the Parliament of Uganda, on September 3, 2015 showed great concern about their situation and sends them best of wishes.

Current status

Army spokesperson Maj Henry Obbo told ChimpReports on Friday that the injured soldiers are in a “steady condition although some are quite critical.”

The UPDF, said Obbo, however prays for the best for all the injured and wishes them a quick recovery.

“The next of kin of the injured soldiers have been informed but some injured prefer not to shock their relatives. Ten soldiers got significant injury during the attack,” he said.

“UPDF extends sincere appreciation to all Ugandans for the concern, comradeship and great love they have exhibited to their National Force, not only as a result of this attack, but all through the years. We remain committed to making noble contributions and implementing our mandate in the common interest of all Ugandans and for the good of all our brothers and sisters in the region and beyond.”

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