UGANDANS SHOULD TURN UP IN LARGE NUMBERS TO VOTE ON JANUARY 14, THERE WONT BE VIOLENCE-MUSEVENI

President Yoweri Museveni has made a passionate appeal to Ugandans to turn up in large numbers and vote on January 14th, while making a strong warning that the security twill be ready to deal with anyone who will attempt to disrupt the elections.

“There will be peace before, during and after the elections,” Gen Musevini stressed adding that politicians and their supporters who are threatening violence and intimidating voters especially the women not to vote , will face the full force of the law.” We have been talking about this issue of elections violence and intimidation for a very long time . Uganda will be secure before, during and after the elections,” the president assured Ugandans .

He was speaking in Mitiyana after ground breaking the reconstruction of the Mitiyana-Mubende highway.

“This decadent lifestyle which some of the Ugandans like is not acceptable. Support the NRM because it has been able to stabilize Uganda. Many think the peace which we have enjoyed for 35 years is mere words but it is the reason they have a duty to support the NRM,” he said.

The President said government will continue performing its duties, citing a number of projects like the Myanzi-Kassanda-Kiboga, Mityana- Kasaka and the Mityana-Ssekanyonyi-Busunju roads among others are in plans to be worked on.

The Mityana district Woman MP, Judith Nabakooba said the road project will be of great benefit not to only the people of Mityana but also from Mubende .

“The road project will be big boost as far as the business community is concerned and increasing NRM support in this area. Reconstructing of Mityana-Mubende road will help on the way people move and how they do business,” she said.

What will be done

The 86KM road starts in Mityana town, a few meters before the junction to Kiyinda Mityana Diocese where Kampala—Mityana road reconstruction project ended and continues westwards through Myanzi, Kiganda, Kitenga, Mubende town and terminates at a junction to Bagezza sub-county in Mubende district, approximately 5.5Km from Total Service Station, Mubende.

The road according to Eng.Samuel Muhoozi from the Uganda National Roads Authority was tarmacked in 1992 with a lifespan of 15 years but noted it has now lasted for over 25 years due to proper maintenance.

The shs395 billion project which is fully funded by the government of Uganda will be undertaken by Energo Projekt.

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