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Corridors of power

By Vision Reporter

Added 29th July 2008 03:00 AM

“I was arrested like a hard-core criminal. I was blindfolded but when I got to Kira Road Police Station, the police did not treat me like a criminal. They were very professional,” Buganda information minister Charles Peter Mayiga, praising Uganda Police for treating him well after his arrest.

“I was arrested like a hard-core criminal. I was blindfolded but when I got to Kira Road Police Station, the police did not treat me like a criminal. They were very professional,” Buganda information minister Charles Peter Mayiga, praising Uganda Police for treating him well after his arrest.

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“I was arrested like a hard-core criminal. I was blindfolded but when I got to Kira Road Police Station, the police did not treat me like a criminal. They were very professional,” Buganda information minister Charles Peter Mayiga, praising Uganda Police for treating him well after his arrest.

“Under what circumstances do Ezra and religious leaders acquire diplomatic passports?” MP Elijah Okupa, wondering why many undesignated people carry diplomatic passports in Uganda.

“There should be no reason for the Baganda caucus to demand that a Muganda should replace Kiggundu. Why can`t they claim other positions like the Presidency? We are liberal. All positions will be declared vacant on August 1 and will be filled during the delegates conference,” FDC national spokesman Wafula Oguttu, about the wrangles in his party.

“There are many parts of the Bible which indicate that churches guide politicians on how to behave. Politics is part of human nature,” Tororo bishop Dennis Kiwanuka Lotte, on why religious leaders cannot be stopped from commenting about
politics.


“Those Baganda at Mengo, who elected them? If it is the Kabaka who appointed them, let them concentrate on cultural issues because the Kabaka is a cultural leader,” President Yoweri Museveni, about Mengo officials who are insulting him.

“I get surprised when I hear a politician who abandons office and attends a funeral. I never did that but the people of Kigulu used to give me votes whenever I contested for the parliamentary seat,” former Vice-President Specioza Wandira Kazibwe, proposing that all burials should take place on Saturdays.

“I have not invited you here to provide me with your security. If you don’t leave immediately, you will tussle it out with my dogs,” Masaka Municipality mayor, Tebyasa Matovu, threatening to release his dogs against policemen who had gone to stop a meeting at his home.

“ Peter Lokeris told us that we are still young. We shall produce more children,” from a statement by parents who lost their children in the Budo Junior inferno in April where 20 young girls were burnt to death in Nassolo dormitory.

Corridors of power

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