By Spy Uganda
Joseph Tamale Mirundi, a controversial political analyst and President Museveni’s senior media consultant, has Monday afternoon been discharged from Kisubi hospital, where he was rushed last week in critical condition.
Reports circulated then that he bad been flown to a medical facility in Nairobi, Kenya, for specialized medical attention. However, People Power pressure group leader also Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi wine dispelled the rumours after visiting Tamale at Kisubi hospital, where he stinged government and his boss president Museveni for not footing the mortar mouth’s medical bills.
However, we have since learnt that Tamale was bailed out this afternoon after city mogul Dr Sudhir Ruparelia, President Museveni, socialite Frank Gashumba, Ham Kiggundu among others collected bags of money which they sent to Tamale.
Our Spy reveals that the moment Tamale saw the huge sacks of dime,he jumped up from his sickbed and declared that he had recovered and wanted to go home.In an audio recorded at the Hospital, Tamale is heard saying that “My son Ham Kiggundu, tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia, President Museveni, Salim Uhuru, Frank Gashumba, Lawrence Mulindwa and others collected bags of money in their respective capacities, so we have money, we don’t need to beg for it. But my sickness does not require me to go out of the country
He added that “Now that I have got this money I have completely recovered. I cannot accept to die before finishing all of it.”
Tamale was hospitalized after he developed complications with his throat, which made him fail to talk.
Well, now that Tamale, who is also the Presidential Advisor on Media Affairs can talk, hundreds of fans are ready to listen to him both on radio and TV during his talk-shows, the most popular one being ‘One-on-One With Tamale Mirundi’, which airs on NBS TV every Tuesday from 10am.