Army Veterans Plot to Frustrate Amama Campaigns in Western Uganda

President Museveni has urged the people of Nakasongola to vote him so as to ensure continuity and development of their area, hospital Chimp Corps report.

Museveni was on Tuesday afternoon speaking at Wabinyonyi playground in Nakasongola district during his sixth campaign rally.

“The question now is whether the NRM should continue being in power or being interrupted. Many people will come telling you they want change but that is rubbish, ampoule ” Museveni said.

The NRM presidential candidate who in some occasions spoke in the local dialect said the country has been revived from where it had been put by the previous leaders adding that Uganda is now undergoing reconstruction and development – urging the people of Nakasongola to support his bid to stay in power.

“Amama Mbabazi had chances of delivering but he failed to do what was required of him and I had to sack him, mind ” Museveni blasted his former premier.

Mbabazi is vying for the position Museveni is currently occupying.

“You have a problem of land grabbers and evictions but I assure you its artificial and will be tackled. You should support the Mzee with a hat in the forthcoming elections to solve your problems.”

Museveni said as part of their prioritisation strategy, the NRM government had to first work on issues like security, healthcare, education and roads adding that now they can tackle other things.

The president was accompanied by the First Lady Janet Museveni, NRM’s Justine Kasule Lumumba, Hajji Moses Kigongo, Prof Gilbert Bukenya, Hon Lydia Wanyoto, former Attorney General Peter Nyombi, former Kampala mayoral aspirant Peter Ssematimba among other ruling party big wigs.

The president is expected to address another rally at Lwampanga near Lake Albert before proceeding to Amolatar.
A group of former NRA combatants who call themselves Front for National Salvation (FRONASA) have committed to rejuvenate the support of ruling NRM chairman Yoweri Museveni in western Uganda and to frustrate the campaign of dissident Hon Amama Mbabazi.

The veterans made the commitment on Monday, web while meeting with the Mbarara Resident District Commissioner Capt. Martha Asimwe during their regional assembly held at the district council hall in Kamukuzi Mbarara.

During the closed door meeting according to sources, the veterans led by their chairman Apollo Mabati, strategized on de-campaigning the former NRM Secretary General Amama Mbabazi to ensure that his campaign trail in the region is unsuccessful.

Mbabazi will be heading to the region in early December, starting with a Mbarara town on December 11.

The veterans’ body has a 5000 strong membership in the districts of Mbarara, Bushenyi, , Buhweju, Sheema, Ibanda, Kirihura, and Isingiro.

On her part, the RDC Capt Asiimwe called upon the veterans to continue guiding their communities on maintaining peace and fighting crime.

Speaking to the journalists after the meeting, the group chairman Mabati said the members were reassured of continued economic support from government if incumbent President Museveni gets reelected next year.


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