Thank you but please retire! Former PM Mbabazi tells Museveni


Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi (R) advised Museveni to step down for you people to lead. (FILE PHOTO)

KINKIZI- Former Prime Minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi said President Museveni has done more good things towards the transformation of Uganda but the only challenge is that he does not want to retire and give young people a chance to lead.


Speaking at Kihihi High School fundraising on Sunday as a Chief Guest, Mbabazi said he will die thanking Museveni but it is high time he retired.

“In the government, he led us well and as of now, Uganda has been transformed. I thanked him and I will die thanking him but time comes when you have to retire,” said Mbabazi.

Mbabazi said when he told the President that life is better outside the politics; he (Museveni) instead chased him out of state.

“I had disagreements with my friend President Museveni. Do you know why we disagreed?

“It was all because I wanted him to retire. I have all along been talking good of him and I kept doing so even in the campaigns. I never talked bad of him as he led us well in the war and we won.”

However, Mbabazi who stood against Museveni for the presidency in the last elections did not reveal whether he is standing again in come 2021 general elections.

He also was ousted as NRM Secretary General at a Delegates’ conference at Namboole stadium.

The Ex-PM contributed 400 iron sheets worth Shs18m while businessman James Musinguzi Garuga donated 200 iron sheets worth 9m. The whole fundraising made over Shs67m.

Kihihi High school head teacher Stanley Turyasingura said the school which started work in 1983 with a population of about 50 students has grown to accommodate over 1,500 students.

He said money raised will be used to complete the Multipurpose Hall which will create a conducive learning environment for the increased number of students.





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