Minister Otafiire forced off Stage by Local Government Leaders at Nambole
Angry local leaders who were expecting President Yoweri Museveni to address them at a function at Namboole Stadium this morning, poured water on the Justice and Constitutional affairs minister, Gen. Kahinda Otafiire when he stood his ground and insisted on addressing them,The New Vision reports.
The nasty incident forced the no nonsense Minister to leave the stadium and the meeting was called off until further notice.
The minister went to the venue where members of the Uganda Local Government’s Association (ULGA) were converging. The association brings together all local governments and is mandated to foster common positions on key issues that affect Local Governance through lobbying, advocacy and representation of Local Governments at local, National and International fora.
The meeting at Nambole stadium, was supposed to address “strategies through which the Leaders can support and contribute effectively to the implementation of Vision 2020 for the attainment of a middle income status.