The President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni has slammed his son General Muhoozi Kainerugaba for taking to his Twitter account penning controversial messages about Kenya, including capturing the capital city, Nairobi within two weeks.
Muhoozi on Monday sparked a storm on Twitter over his sentiments, remarks that did not sit well with Kenyans On Twitter.
In his remarks, Museveni noted that as a State Officer, Muhoozi ought to have engaged the East African Community of the African Union, and not such public sentiments.
"I ask our Kenyan brothers and sisters to forgive us for tweets sent by General Muhoozi regarding the election matters in that great country. The only available legitimate forum is the Peer Review Mechanism of the African Union or confidential interactions among us or EAC and AU fora –not public comments."
Museveni however defended the country's decision to promote Muhoozi to the full General Rank, saying that a one time mistake should not surpass the good things he had done.
The long serving Ugandan president revealed that he had communicated with President William Ruto on the same issue.
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