President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni apologized to the people of Luwero triangle for the underdevelopment that keep on ravaging their area more than 30 years after he ascended to power.
Museveni and his National Resistance Army, rebel movement used the jungles of Luwero to launch a five-year guerilla war fare that ended with him capturing power in 1986.
Museveni said this while speaking during the closing ceremony of the ‘Light up Luwero for Jesus Mission’ where he was chief guest.
In press release by the Presidential press unit, Museveni who was in Luwero at the invitation of his daughter Pastor Patience Rwabwogo Museveni of the Covenant Nations Church Luzira said during the struggle many fighters died of AIDS and other causes and the leaders who took over from them where negligent.
He asked to be pardoned by God and the residents of Luwero triangle and move forward together in developing the region. On the issue of environmental degradation, Museveni warned the residents against occupying wetlands and directed the Resident District Commissioners (RDCs), Chief Administrative Officers (CAO), and other leaders to follow-up and preserve the environment or else their jobs will be at stake. END.