Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. [Photo: Independent]
30/ 11/2020 – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has criticized demonstrators and warned opposition politicians, who he noted, are misleading the youth to get involved in violence.
President Museveni, spoke on Sunday on the recently witnessed violence, that saw the arrest of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine.
Mr. Museveni warned of any repeat of the riots that sparked, following the detainment of Kyagulanyi, noting that no politician is untouchable.
The president also claimed that some politicians paid gangs that had declared parts of the capital Kampala ungovernable, attacking uniformed police officers on patrol.
He then condemned those filmed while attacking the law enforcement officers.
On a different note, Mr. Museveni extended his condolences to Ugandans who lost their loved ones during the demonstrations. He said the government would compensate the families.
Bobi Wine is seeking to occupy the presidential seat come the 2021 elections.