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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Courtesy Photo

Do Not Worry about ADF Rebels, UPDF Weakened them – Museveni

As the commander in chief, when I heard about the plans by ADF to attack Uganda, I commanded army planes to go and survey the area in Congo where there are suspected enemies and later sent my boys to go and destroy them, Says President Yoweri Museveni.
posted onJanuary 8, 2018
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By Steven Ainganiza

President Yoweri Museveni has assured the people of Rwenzori region to stop worrying about the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels saying that UPDF weakened them.

In his speech read by the Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, the President said that UPDF has heavily deployed at the borders of Democratic Republic of Congo in Bundibugyo and Kasese districts. He added that some of the enemies were attacked and killed while planning to cross into Uganda.

“As the commander in chief, when I heard about the plans by ADF to attack Uganda, I commanded army planes to go and survey the area in Congo where there are suspected enemies and later sent my boys to go and destroy them,” the President said.

Related: 100 ADF Militants Killed in UPDF Attack

This was during the consecration of the new Bishop of East Rwenzori diocese at St. Stephen’s cathedral, Kamwenge district on Sunday.

President Museveni asked the newly consecrated Bishop Rt. Rev. George K Turyasingura to serve the people of East Rwenzori diocese towards development.

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Archbishop His Grace Stanley Ntagali announcing the newly consecrated Bishop of East Rwenzori diocese Rt. Rev. George Turyasingura at St. Stephen’s cathedral, Kamwenge district on Sunday. Photo by Steven Ainganiza.

He called upon Christians to support the newly consecrated Bishop and be agents of change.

The Archbishop of the province of the church of Uganda His Grace Stanley Ntagali asked Christians to continue with the year of family such that the families can remain United.

Rt. Rev. George K Turyasingura pledged to emphasize discipline at all levels of church structure and continue in the great commission of the Lord.

He said that there is still challenge of illiteracy, poverty, poor health, lack of ethical values and functional skills.

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