Day of Persons with Disabilities-PWDs in Iganga district on Tuesday
as various speakers took turns to scorn at the opposition.
This year’s celebrations
under the theme “promoting inclusive programming for accessible future,” were
aimed at sensitizing the country on the challenges faced by PWDs and how based
they can be addressed.
The lead speaker, Grace
Asamo used the occasion to tell participants that their human rights can only
be safe guarded under the NRM government, warning that a change of guard will
She revealed that PWDs have a lot of unfulfilled pledges that they only be fulfilled under
the current government, which she said has capacity to do so.
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Geoffrey Macho, the Busia Municipality MP told
the PWDs who constitute about six percent of the entire population in the court
to ignore the petition by the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party
seeking to drag president, Yoweri Museveni to the International Criminal Court-ICC
for alleged rights violations.
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The Gender and Cultural Affairs State
Minister, Peace Mutuuzo accused the opposition
of excluding PWDs in their governance structures, arguing that such people can
never be accommodative while in power.
She cited Mark Bugembe alias
Buchaman, who she said was abandoned by his former music partner and Kyadondo East
MP, Robert Kyagulanyi and has since been appointed by President, Yoweri