President Yoweri Museveni has extended an apology to Kenyans for tweets sent out by his son, Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba about elections that were held in Kenya recently.
Gen. Muhoozi started a series of tweets on Monday announcing through his official handle that he was on a mission to raze colonial borders and capture Nairobi, within just two weeks.
The tweets which covered feeds across social media handles also sparked an online rage between Ugandans and Kenyans.
Moments later, President Museveni announced changes in the command of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, dropping him from the position of Commander of Land Forces in what was seen as a move to tame his son.
Today Museveni said he had sent out an apology to the President of Kenya William Ruto in regret for the unbecoming approach exhibited by a Senior Military officer, Muhoozi on social media. He explained that the only available legitimate forum for such engagements is the Peer Review Mechanism of the African Union or confidential interactions within the East African community and the African Union.
Museveni explained that the move to promote Muhoozi to a four-star General, the highest rank in the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces even after the online chaos, was to appreciate the many other positive contributions he has made despite acting negatively in recent days. END