At the burial of Ssenteza on Monday in Kirowooza village, Kalungu District the NUP Secretary-General David Lewis Rubongoya dismissed the security report arguing that it was intended to hide the truth of what happened.
The National Unity Platform-NUP has rejected the police’s report on the death of one of the body guards to presidential candidate Robert
Francis Ssentaza Kalibbala, died on Sunday after he was allegedly
involved in an accident at Busega roundabout while escorting an ambulance
transporting Ghetto TV member Ashraf Kasirye to Rubaga Hospital.
Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso, the Spokesperson of the Uganda People Defense
Forces-UPDF in a statement issued after the incident said that Ssentaza died of
injuries he sustained after he fell off a speeding vehicle which was part of
Byekwaso in her statement disputed reports that the deceased
was run over a military vehicle.
However, at the burial of Ssenteza on Monday in Kirowooza village,
Kalungu District the NUP Secretary-General David Lewis Rubongoya dismissed the
security report arguing that it was intended to hide the truth of what
Rubongoya indicated that although they were not officially served
with the report, they are concerned that security was deliberately
misrepresenting facts about the incident, insisting the deceased was knocked down
by a military vehicle.
He says that they have secured X-ray can report that indicated
that the deceased had suffered a crushed skull and bones around his chest
//Cue in: (Luganda) “era baganda
Cue out; ….their death.”//
Kyagulanyi told mourners that the death of his aide was deliberate and among
the many schemes to weaken his soul and resolve to challenge the system. Kyagulanyi
claims that they reviewed their video footage of the incident which clearly
shows the deceased being knocked down.
//Cue in; “naye muze mugoberera….
Cue out; …..tetuweddemu mmaanyi.”//
Reverend Father Doegratius Kiibi Kateregga, the parish priest of
St Joseph Catholic Parish in Mpigi who attended the burial, appealed to
opposition politicians that have suffered any form of injustice to desist from
criticizing religious leaders for not speaking out against government excesses,
arguing that their voices are no longer listened to.
He urged Ugandans to stop lamenting about the challenges they are
faced with, but utilize the forthcoming general election as a grand opportunity
to usher in a system of leadership that will treat them with the fairness they