KAMPALA — President Museveni has said that he enjoys social media insults—describing it as an indicator that his administration is tolerant and that it has guaranteed the Freedom of speech.
“I congratulate the NRM for guaranteeing freedom of speech were the social – media actors, for instance, can insult everybody with no repercussions,” he wrote in a missive on Thursday August 7.
He said the kind of freedom his administration has allowed in Uganda is not very common in Africa but Bazzukulu should not go beyond their limits.
He said that he enjoys it except where the unwise want to cause insecurity and unconstitutionalism and those who say there is no danger from Coronavirus in Uganda.
The president who was responding to a number of issues raised on social media by his followers and critics also congratulated his administration for, in addition to immunization and the lockdown, defending the Ugandans and Bazukulu from war and terrorism so that, before the lockdown, they could have the bikesa (transnights).
“You remember the Bijambiya? What happened to them? They were defeated”.
He castigated critics over tribal debates involving armed forces and those who cast his administration as system monopolized by people from western Uganda.
“They shared an unclear picture trying to show some army people. Kindly, leave our Armed Forces out of the nonsense of tribal debates.
He said they (armed forces) have serious work to do and they have done it well.
“Leave them out of your confusion. The only point one can say about that is recruitment in the Armed Forces is by quotas per district. You check during the recruitment time,” he added.