Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Chairperson Ambassador Wasswa Birigwa has Monday morning confirmed social media talks of continued political discussions between the two strong Movements that; The Kyadondo East legislator Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert alias Bob Wine’s People Power and the four times FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besgigye’s led Peoples Government.
While addressing at their weekly press briefing at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi Birigwa has however dismissed claims of having shared political positions between the two main principals.
“It’s true we have officially met on two different occasions and our major discussion is on how we can reduce on the political friction especially on social media which has been washed with insults and attacks” Amb. Birigwa confirmed.
“Our discussions haven’t reached to the level of joint candidates but we shall inform the public when the appropriate comes but as of now, it’s not true that we have allocated political positions for any of us. What you should know, is that, these discussions are between Peoples’ Governments but not with FDC” Birigwa added.
This debate has resurfaced as a result of last weekend social media claims of the agreement between Besigye and Kyagulanyi, where Besigye is reported to having agreed that he contest come 2021 with Kyagulanyi as his runs mate as the vice president. Then Kaygulanyi will contest in 2026 with the support of Besigye.
Mini while, Birigwa has also called upon all Ugandans to engage nationals on an open dialogue and discussion over the continue killings and center it to tribal lines.
Birigwa said that many killings have continued to happen and in the guise of cameras, but cameras cant arrest or stop criminalities. Hence instead of militarizing Uganda Police, civilians should be recruited and capacity building and welfare of the police officers should be boosted as a meanings of curbing crime whereas cameras can help in investigations.
He added that people connecting these killings to tribes is understandable and hence a need to reconcile and forgive one another as the best way to build a one nation by a one Uganda