Saturday, June 15, 2024

Kizza Besigye Says He’ll Not Vie For Presidency Seat In 2026

Retired Colonel Dr. Kizza Besigye, a four – time former Presidential Candidate, has confirmed that he will not vie for Presidency seat in the 2026 general elections.

Talk of Besigye’s interest in the Uganda’s Presidency set has been swirling for some time now, but the former Presidential Candidate had never made a comment.

Well, he did just that in the mid- week while addressing the crowds gathered at Kizinda Play ground in Ishaka town council.

While addressing the crowd , Besigye remained hesitant on plans to stand again, despite pressure from hi supporters for him to stand for Presidency in 2026.

He went to rally the youth to change their minds and do ground Mobilization in groups for preparation to take over government.

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“For me I don’t agree with people who want me a candidate in 2026 elections because I will have made 70 then so let us mobilise now and not wait for 2026,” Besigye insisted.To you all youth here, when you go back home, mobilise groups of 10 or 11 and begin on our mobilization strategy and not wait for 2026.” Besigye said.

Buhweju County MP, Francis Mwijukye said, “In the history of Uganda, Katonga is a route to statehouse, when Dr. Besigye and his colleagues passed Katonga they captured Kampala so believe in Katonga”.

Ingrid Turinawe, Virginia Plan Mugyenyi and other party officials apologised to the crowd for backing Patrick Oboi Amuriat in the previous election who later betrayed the FDC.

“Forgive me for supporting and introducing to you people of Bushenyi, Amuriat who betrayed us as the FDC” Ingrid said.

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Dr. Kizza Besigye and the FDC Katonga members will later today ,Sunday proceed to Kasese to conclude their consultative meetings

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