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Friday, May 13 2016

Presidemt Museveni receiving the instruments  of power

At exactly five minutes to mid-day the president elect, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, was sworn in as the duly elected President at the Kololo ceremonial grounds on Thursday, May 12, 2016.

A 21-gun-salute was followed after receiving all the instruments of power that included the court of arms, the national flag and constitution among others. Venancious Baryamureeba and Maureen Kyalya were the only former Presidential candidates that made it for the swearing in ceremony.

Fighter jets that were earlier on rocking Kampala were back again to decorate Kololo airstrip as part of the swearing in celebrations.

"Abana Uganda Muli Mutya..Mukulike Obutabaalo! I would wish to congratulate all Ugandans for having gone through the elections peacefully. Today, we have many visitors who are here to celebrate with us." President Museveni went on to introduce his guests who included 14 Heads of State and other dignitaries.

The Chad President Idriss Deby, The King of Lesotho, Head of Guinea, Mzee Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe, our neighbours Presidents Magufuli (TZ) and Uhuru Kenyatta (KY). Others included; South African President Jacob Zuma, Sudan's Omar al-Bashir (who was very excited about Museveni's remarks on ICC) and South Sudan's Salva Kiir among others.

Former Presidents of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete and Ali Hassan Mwinyi also graced the function.

"NRM welcomes leaders from other parties provided they don't subscribe to civil disobedience. I wish you a happy 2016-2012, thank you very much." The President promised to tackle corruption, pledged his commitment to deal with whoever dared to disrupt the peace in the country. He also emphasized on commercial farming.

Short of that, security was tight in and around the city, social networks (Facebook, Twitter and this time Instagram) were blocked like it was the case in February at the time of the elections. Well, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) former presidential candidate, Rtd. Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye, had earlier on held his "swearing in ceremony" from an unknown location and that clip was doing rounds online so blocking the social networks prevented it from going viral.

Related: Uganda Elections.

Posted by: uowd AT 08:00 am   |  Permalink   |  Email

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