Museveni Meets U.N. Envoy to Great Lakes Region

President Yoweri Museveni on afternoon Tuesday received and held a meeting with Mr. Said Djinit, medications who is the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region.

During the meeting that took place at State House, information pills Entebbe, there Museveni and his guest discussed matters of mutual interest between Uganda and the United Nations.

The meeting also came at the backdrop of news that former M23 rebel militants are regrouping.

Government recently confirmed that hundreds of M23 combatants cantoned at Bihanga barracks in South Western Uganda recently escaped from the defence facility.

Some of them were intercepted in Mbarara by security operatives while travelling to the south western part of the country and are currently detained at UPDF’s Makenke barracks, 2nd Division, Mbarara.

Museveni meeting Mr. Said Djinit with his delegation

Museveni meeting Mr. Said Djinit with his delegation

Its weighed that M23 intend to take advantage of the DRC political crisis triggered by President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to hand over power.

The movement accuses DRC authorities of among others, gross human rights abuses, corruption and failure to deliver decent public services to Kivu.

A Source earlier on Tuesday told ChimpReports that U.N. officials would seek reassurance that M23 fighters would not return to DRC to wreak havoc.

Tuesday’s meeting was attended, among others, by Mr. Maman Sambo Sdikou, who is the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the Peace Keeping Mission in Congo (MONUSCO) in Congo.


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