NRM Most Reactionary Organisation in Uganda, Says Gen MK
The Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations, Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has said he does not believe in the National Resistance Movement (NRM), noting that it is a reactionary organisation.
Gen Kainerugaba who was recently promoted to the highest military rank in the UPDF however said that he believes in President Yoweri Museveni, the NRM national chairman.
“I believe in Jesus Christ and I believe in my father, General @KagutaMuseveni. I certainly do not believe in NRM. In Marxist terms it is probably the most reactionary organisation in the country,” Gen Kainerugaba tweeted Friday evening.
Although he did not cite a particular example, the General was certainly refering to the way the NRM as an organisation handles its business.
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Gen Kainerugaba who has been off the social networking site since November 20 said in another tweet that he had taken off time to do some reading.
“I greet all our people in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Do not be troubled that I have been silent for some weeks. I have been doing some small reading. I am now more than sure that our generation will transform Africa!” The General who has revealed his intention to run for the Presidency said in an earlier tweet.
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