KAMPALA – Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has claimed that the ruling NRM party is using Bush War tactics to cause confusion in his People Power movement.
According to Bobi Wine, many People Power staunch supporters have been branded spies or enemies planted by President Museveni amongst us. But this, he said, is a ploy by the ruling government to cause divisions in his party.
“Over the course of these two years, many of the comrades we work within #PeoplePower have been branded spies or enemies planted by President Museveni amongst us. I want to guide all of you comrades not to buy into such narratives which many times derail us and divert us from the cause,” he said in a statement released on Thursday, December 12, 2019.
Bobi Wine said whereas some of these members have been bought off by the regime, this should not derail the remaining supporters.
“Yes, we are aware that many times dictators like Museveni are bound to compromise some of our colleagues. But first and foremost, what we are doing is not criminal. Whatever we say in private, we also say publicly. We are on a mission to end President Museveni’s dictatorship and we are not shy about it. It is not a secret,” he said.
Some outspoken People Power supporters have recently defected to NRM but Bobi Wine urged his supporters to remain focused.
“Colleagues in the struggle for a better Uganda, if we spend more time looking out for who is a mole and who isn’t, then we shall not move. As People Power we must remain focused, we’ve got to major on majors and minor on minors. While we should be careful so as not to be infiltrated, we have to beware not to label everyone that joins the struggle a mole, that only helps our detractors. We have plenty of work to do ahead, so let’s keep focused, let’s keep moving,” he said.
Bobi Wine also insisted that what they do as People Power is within the law and nothing will scare them off.
“Our approach has always been that we do not judge people by what others say about them. We judge them by their actions. We shall see them by their fruits. Our strength lies in our unity, more so at this critical phase of the struggle,” he said.