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CORRIDORS OF POWER

By Vision Reporter

Added 4th March 2008 03:00 AM

They said it:
“The events that have just taken place in Kenya show that the head cannot be separated from the neck, the neck cannot be separated from the chest, the chest cannot be separated from the abdomen, the abdomen cannot be separated from the legs,” President Yoweri Museveni, w

They said it:
“The events that have just taken place in Kenya show that the head cannot be separated from the neck, the neck cannot be separated from the chest, the chest cannot be separated from the abdomen, the abdomen cannot be separated from the legs,” President Yoweri Museveni, while meeting the NRM caucus recently.

“What can one say about that minister’s utterances? I cannot waste my energies on him,” Katikiro of Buganda Engineer J.B Walusimbi, about local government minister, Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire’s utterances that the Buganda government was not constitutional.

“He has a problem with his head. He is just seeking cheap popularity,” Kampala Woman MP Nabilah Ssempala, about claims by Kampala Central MP that she had vested interest in the affairs of Nakasero Market.

“I am very emotional to attend a ceremony like this one. When I accepted to take on this mission, people told me that I was embarking on an impossible mission. But today, the mission seems to be possible,” UN Envoy, Joachim Chissano, currently overseeing peace-talks between the Government and LRA rebels.

“The UPDF does not choose the leaders of this country. Our role is to secure the people as they elect their leaders,” chief of Defence Forces, Gen Aronda Nyakairima, asked if the army would work under an FDC government.

“You refused to turn up. Are you waiting for a Langi president? I don’t think you are yet to get one,” minister of lands Omara Atubo, after Langi MPs failed to honour an invitation to meet President Yoweri Museveni.

“When I hooted and got no response, I asked the doctor whether he knew Winnie and asked him to find out whether she was at home. It is then that the house maid came and told me that Winnie was not at home,” Former army commander Gen James Kazini, after he was involved in a fight with a Kampala doctor over his wife.

CORRIDORS OF POWER

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