Minister Otafire said that as a leader Bobi Wine still has a lot to learn and prove before he can become Uganda’s next president.
The State Minister of East African Community Affairs, Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Kahinda Otafiire has urged Ugandans to continue voting for President Museveni because he is the only one fit to rule the country.
While addressing the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders from districts of Bushenyi, Rubirizi, Sheema, Mitooma and Buhweju districts in the Greater Bushenyi, Otafire said that Uganda as a country has progressed under Museveni’s leadership.
As a result, he said that citizens should be even more determined to keep hold of him. Otafire cited that it would be unserious for anyone to change a captain of his team for someone new yet it is achieving results.
Otafire also, reminded people that since the NRM regime took over power, citizens’ standards of living have tremendously changed. He noted that today unlike in the past, people move peacefully and many infrastructure developments have also been made.
“When you have a team beating others, why change it? If you have a good team captain, why change him for someone totally unable to do the job? I caution you again some political opportunists who have seen the country progress and want to enjoy the fruits. Don’t mind the opportunists,” Otafire said.
“When we came we found Uganda was full of hunger. We haven’t fully done everything but people are able to eat. Those who abuse the president walk free and no one touches them. We found no roads but you can see them. We found the national treasury had no money but we now boast of trillions,” he added.
He, however, lashed out at Museveni’s top opponent and also the National Unity Platform party presidential flag bearer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine noting that he cannot make a better Uganda.
Otafire who was first to express his love for the legislator’s music said that as a leader Bobi Wine still has a lot to learn and prove before he can become Uganda’s next president.
Backing up his statement, he said that Bobi Wine doesn’t appreciate the power of debate. Otafire also mentioned that he is unconvinced by Kyagulanyi’s message as a presidential candidate.
“I like Kyagulanyi’s music but I don’t appreciate his leadership style. He is a gifted musician but as a leader, he is wanting. If you think Kyagulanyi can make a better Uganda, let him prove it. Somebody who doesn’t appreciate the power of debate! Someone who tells people to crowd in the era of covid-19! Excuse me, Uganda deserves better.”
“I went to the bush to fight for ideas and not individuals. We didn’t fight to hand over power to civilians but to make Uganda a better place than we found it,” Otafire mentioned.
Meanwhile, this comes at a time when Museveni Tuesday held his scientific campaigns in areas of Ankole Region including Buhweju, Bushenyi, Ibanda, Isingiro, Kazo, Kiruhura, Mbarara and Mitooma.
On the sidelines of his campaigns, Museveni also commissioned the Kashenyi-Mitooma and Katabi seminary access road.
“This road was fully funded by your taxes and we expect it to ease the transportation of people and products (especially) for dairy farmers,” the President noted yesterday.