Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF says there are groups of individuals plotting violence, threatening to disrupt the 12th May ceremony as President Museveni’s swears in for a new term.
Brig Flavia Byekwaso says they have got credible information about a section of Ugandans planning to disrupt the swearing in functions of the elected president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
“I would like to bring to your attention the continued hate speech by a section of individuals through help of foreigners; they think they can stop the swearing-in of President Museveni,” says Byekwaso”.
She has reveals that security agencies have confiscated posters to be used in the protests with words of hate speech that incites violence to the members of public. “Tajja Kulayila Nomuganda Afugeko”, “Nga 1st May, Kusiiba Tugobe Abahiima”, Byekwaso”.
The second runner-up in the just-concluded January 14 polls National Unity Platform presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi, has on several times disputed election outcome and called upon supporters to challenge President Museveni’s election before his swearing in next month.