President Museveni said that it is so sad to see brothers and sisters agreeing to be torn apart by external influences in such a manner and after such a short time as to act against their own interest such as peace and wealth creation
President Yoweri Museveni has asked Ugandans to desist
from interfering with wealth creators, to support peace and allow the country
achieve sustainable development.
He identified wealth creators as farmers, industrialists,
crucial service providers like medical and ICT.
“…it is so sad to see brothers and sisters agreeing to be
torn apart by external influences in such a manner and after such a short time
as to act against their own interest such as peace and wealth creation,” said
Mr Museveni saying that it interferes with wealth creators.
Mr Museveni said that those who are seeking power and
influence like politicians, priests and kings should have the sensitivity to
ensure that their activities should never interfere with the work of the wealth
Cue in//…it is us…//
Cue out…a united Uganda…//
Museveni commended deceased businessmen Bulayimu
Muwanga Kibirige - BMK and James Mulwana for their foresight and ensuring safety of their businesses
without participating in politics.
Cue in//…I have two…//
Mr Museveni who was speaking at the 59th anniversary
of the country’s independence at Kololo declared that after having
gone through challenges, a new Uganda has arisen that can
stand on its own and defeat any challenge.
He said that in the last two years, Uganda has successfully
dealt with problems of locusts’ invasion, the rising water levels and floods
they caused, landslides and the Covid-19 pandemic where deaths were minimized to only 3,150
deaths as at October 5th.
While expressing satisfaction over saving people from death due to
Covid, the president warned Ugandans against traveling outside the country
because they would contract the sickness, citing three cases on his own team resulting
from his recent trip to Dubai and Ethiopia.
“…Stop traveling outside.... please avoid all these unnecessary
travels, I do not know what you are looking for, you do not have to travel,”
said Mr Museveni.
He revealed that the economy managed some growth in both
the financial years 2020/21 with a 3.4 percent and 2021/22 where it is
estimated that a growth rate of 3.8 will be achieved, the Covid-19 related shut
According to President Museveni, the county could have
achieved more if it were not for the parasites, meaning people who want to benefit