Poor People Should Not Be Leaders – Museveni
President Yoweri Museveni says all people seeking to take up leadership positions should be able to demonstrate personal economic success, saying those who are not involved in successful economic activities, and not wealthy, should not become leaders of other people.
He made the remarks as chief guest at the International Youths Day celebrations which were held scientifically at State House in Entebbe.
Speaking at the event, Minister of Gender Labour and Social Development Frank Tumwebaze noted that the ministry has registered great success in implementing the government economic empowerment programs, especially the Youth Livelihood Fund.
So far, the minister revealed, a total of 20,361 youth groups have benefitted from the Shs 162 billion total funding.