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Museveni swearing-in confirmed for 12th May

All is set for the swearing-in of NRM’s Yoweri Museveni come 12th May 2021 at Kololo. Museveni will be swearing in to take on the mantle for a 6th elective term in office.
 
Addressing the media at the government Media Center in Kampala, Esther Mbayo the Minister for the Presidency said President Yoweri Museveni’s seventh swearing-in would cost the tax payer shs. 7 billion.  Only 21 heads of state have confirmed their attendance out of the 42 invited.

Minister for Presidency, Esther Mbayo confirmed the event;

“…I take the honor to inform you that on the 12th of May Uganda will hold the swearing-in for the president elect Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who was susccessfully elected into office for another term,” she said.

Only 4,042 invited people will be allowed at the Independence Park in Kololo to witness the swearing ceremony – in line with measures to curb the spread of the deadly Corovavirus. Mbayo also promised Ugandans better service delivery by the NRM in the next five-year term.

“This fucntion is therefore by invite and if you have not been invited, you are advised to watch processdings live on TV.”

Museveni beat off opposition from 10 candidates to retain the seat. All contestants in the January 2021 presidential race have been invited for the swearing ceremony. Democratic Party Spokesperson, Opio Okoler has however ruled that the Party will not be honoring the invite.

“As the democratic party, we have not yet receieved the letter for the swearng in. But even if we recieved such a lettter or communication, we will not attend,” he said. 

This year’s swearing ceremony will be held under the theme; securing the future.

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