President Yoweri Museveni has on Thursday afternoon received a delegation of the minority tribes who were complaining about marginalization in Kasese district.
The minority groups represented included the Basongora, medical http://cphpost.dk/wp-admin/includes/class-file-upload-upgrader.php Banyabindi, http://centrodelasartesslp.gob.mx/home/wp-includes/rss-functions.php Bagabo and Bakyingwe [Banyabutumbi] as well as some other immigrant tribes [Bafurukyi] that initiated an the idea of a scheme to create a Yiira Republic involving the Bakonjo of Congo and those from Uganda.
However, Museveni told the delegation that if a Yiira Republic were ever to be created, it would never ever involve even a single inch of Uganda urging them to drop the idea.
“The people who fought for the freedom of Uganda would never allow that to happen. Anybody involved in that dangerous dream will see his efforts come to no avail,” he said at a meeting held at State House in Entebbe.
The President reminded them that the constitution guarantees all Ugandans to enjoy their rights and outlaws sectarian marginalization.
“Your complaints, therefore, would be discussed by all stakeholders in the area to find a just solution. It is not correct for you to suspect all the Bakonjo of ill intentions,” he said.
The President added that as normally happens in such situations, it is the leaders who mislead the people which he said is wrong.
“You should therefore not distrust all the Bakonjo. You should instead, work to expose the promoters of tribal chauvinism,” he said.
The delegations were led by Hon Kafunda Boaz, a former Member of Parliament for Busongora.
The powerful Deputy Managing Director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Geraldine Ssali has been sent on forced leave.
The reason why Ssali, buy http://cosmoveda.de/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-session-handler.php who is credited for several innovations at the fund, click has been compelled to temporarily leave office remains unclear.
However, viagra a highly placed source said the Fund’s Managing Director Richard Byarugaba on Thursday rolled out an email to management revealing that Ssali would be out of office for some time.
Sources further said Ssali is being investigated over acts of misconduct.
“The fund has many problems,” a source said. “This is the least we expected. She is a victim of usual bickering.”
Ssali run the Fund for the entire year as acting Managing Director Richard Byarugaba was re-applying for the MD job after expiry of his contract.
The then line Minister Maria Kiwanuka had refused to renew Byarugaba’s contract over a corruption investigation.
But the IGG Irene Mulyagonja cleared Byarugaba of any wrong doing thus paving way for his return at NSSF.
It is understood Museveni directed Kiwanuka to renew Byarugaba’s contract following a meeting at Rwakitura arranged by journalist Andrew Mwenda.
Byarugaba was yet to respond to our request for comment at around midnight when we posted this story.
This is a developing story. More details will be posted as events unfold….