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Uproar As Kenyans & Two Uganda Politicians Reacts To General Muhoozi's Tweet on Capturing Nairobi

President Yoweri Museveni's son, Lieutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, received harsh criticism for a series of tweets that he sent out, putting President William Ruto under pressure to intervene.

A number of Kenyans encouraged the president to summon Hassan Wasswa Galiwango, the Ugandan ambassador to Kenya, in response to the statements, which many deemed to be careless.

Muhoozi, the commander of the Uganda People's Defence Force's (UPDF) Land Forces, believed that former Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta ought to have ran for a third term. After that, he attacked Kenya's democracy and made the contentious claim that his army could seize Nairobi in two weeks.

Samson Cherargei, a senator from Nandi and close supporter of Ruto, was one of those who called for Ruto to step in.

The senator believed that the general's remarks led to unnecessarily high diplomatic tension between two nations that have long coexisted peacefully.

I anticipate that General Muhoozi's social media rants and subsequent apology will be discussed with the Ugandan envoy by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before morning.

"This is hurting the East African Community's (EAC) ethos of unity," Cherargei said.

Politicians in Uganda condemned the general for his careless comments, and Bobi Wine, the head of the opposition, demanded an apology from Museveni's son.

"You now know what it was like to live in Uganda under Museveni and his son, to whom he granted the highest military ranks and gave command of our ground troops," Bobi Wine mourned.

"History is repeated? 46 years after Idi Amin, Gen. Muhoozi is the Ugandan commander who is attempting to take control of Kenyan land! Because of this, Kenyans shouldn't ignore it!" Kizza Besigye, a former presidential contender and opposition leader, said.

East African citizens joined the call on Kenya's head of state to take action. However, because of his connection to Museveni, Ruto was reportedly at a crossroads.

According to analysts for Foreign Affairs, Ruto, who invited Museveni to his inauguration, might utilize state officials and proxies to defuse the situation.

In response, Muhooozi shifted his tone by declaring that he thought the Kenyans as his brothers and further appealed for unity after the commotion.

"My father warned me about trying to beat up the Kenyan soldiers, therefore I would never do it! Thus, our Kenyan citizens should unwind! "He wrote in his most recent tweet.

The government of Museveni has not yet responded to the situation.

https://www.kenyans.co.ke/news/80213-pressure-mounts-ruto-summon-ugandas-ambassador-museveni-son-drama

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