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Great Contempt To Ugandans, Kizza Besigye Attacks President Museveni Over COVID- 19 Pandemic

In his Twitter handle, former presidential candidate in the 2016 general polls and opposition chief, Kifefe Kizza Besigye has attacked the way the government headed by President Museveni is managing the pandemic.

Besigye claimed that Museveni is using the outdated method that is pinned in the Ministry of Health website, the 1935 Public Health Act.

He said that this is great contempt against Ugandans who are now at the dangers of the deadly coronavirus.

" This is the archaic (colonial) law that the minister (and Museveni ) uses to issue directives! It great contempt for Ugandans, " said the leader.

" May be, Mr M7 sees himself as a Colonial Governor, " he added.

Besigye in an interview in NTV Uganda said that the government has failed to address social capital and has lost control over it.

" Once you lose the social capital of the management body that you no longer believe in, then your advice and control measures will not be effective and that is one of the areas that was a major weakness here, " claimed Besigye.

Besigye was overwhelmed by the deaths that are brought by the novel virus, claiming that the government has no reports of all the people who have perished in relation to the pandemic.

" We have lost about 800 people to Covid- 19, but when you look at people dying daily due to other complications, the number is so huge.

. . . there is no data in Uganda that anybody can go by to tell how many people have died of Covid- 19, " affirmed the opposition leader.

Uganda is currently in the third wave of the pandemic and has reported 84, 116 COVID- 19 cases as at third July this year since the virus set foot in Uganda in 2020

Last month, President Yoweri Museveni put the country under total lockdown two weeks after he had imposed COVID- 19 restrictions. Currently, schools, places of worship, transport among other crucial activities are banned for 42 days as the head of state announced last month.

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