Museveni’s son apologizes to Kenya after saying Uganda could take Nairobi ‘in two weeks’

Museveni’s son apologizes to Kenya after saying Uganda could take Nairobi ‘in two weeks’

Madrid, October 14 (European press) –

Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the son of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, has apologized to Kenya after the controversy over his recent comments on Twitter in which he stated he could take Nairobi “in two weeks”, leading to his removal from the post of president. of the Earth Army.

“I’ve never had a problem with (William) Ruto,” he said, referring to the current Kenyan president. “If I ever do anything wrong, I ask you to forgive me like my younger brother. God bless Africa,” he said in a new message on Twitter.

Museveni, who, after hours of controversy, dismissed his son as head of the army, and on Wednesday publicly apologized to Kenya for his offspring’s statements, nevertheless decided to promote him to the rank of general, which was criticized by the opposition, which came to the question. for a court martial against him.

In his letters, Kinirugaba described former President Uhuru Kenyatta as a “big brother” – who had recently left office after serving the two mandates set by the constitution – and lamented his failure to return to the polls, potentially straining relations with the new authorities in Nairobi.

After that, Museveni’s son continued to post messages on his Twitter account, in which he spoke of a “revolution” that “Kenyans will know about soon.” Before asking “Where will I live once the (Uganda) army takes Nairobi,” he said, “It will only take me and my army two weeks to take Nairobi.”

Subsequently, the Ugandan government distanced itself from Kinerugaba’s remarks, asserting that it “does not conduct its foreign policy and other official activities via social media and does not rely on social media sources to discuss matters with other sovereign governments.”

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