By Spy Uganda
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni is being sworn in today at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, Uganda.
Security has been heightened in different parts of the capital city, Kampala with much enfersis on opposition hot spots.
Also yesterday, police were heavily deployed outside the opposition National Unity Platform head offices located in Kamwokya, a Kampala surbub.
TheSpy Uganda, can authoritatively confirm that some Heads of State mostly Africans have already jetted into Uganda ahead of the inauguration, as others make way this morning.
Some who have been confirmed to have arrived in the country as we report this, include; Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Somalia’s Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, South Sudan’s Salva Kiir, Namibia’s Hage Geingob, Ghana’s Nana Akufo Addo, DRC Congo’s Felix Tshisekedi, Évariste Ndayishimiye (Burundi), Alpha Conde (Guinea), Tanzania President Samia Suluhu and Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta.
Before Kenyatta’s arrival, Kenya had sent two Cabinet Secretaries (Foreign Affairs CS Amb Raychelle Omamo and Transport CS James Macharia) as representatives while Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Obisanjo is representing President Buhari who could not make it physically.
Museveni won the highly-contested election in January this year to secure a sixth term in office, with 5.85 million votes (58.6%) against his main contender Wine who got 3.48 million votes (34.8%).
The 76-year old has been in power since 1986 and is one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders. Stay logged on TheSpy Uganda if you mean not to miss any live updates!!!!!!!