Muhoozi Kainerugaba, the son of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, revealed that his tweet about seizing control of Nairobi was really a joke.
Muhoozi, who was then the commander of Uganda's land forces, tweeted before the end of last year that he would just need two weeks to seize Nairobi.
Muhoozi, however, claims that the tweet was only a joke now.
On his preferred social media platform, Muhoozi posted about it and wrote, "3 months ago, I made a 'Joke' about taking over Nairobi in 2 weeks. Now, Tom, Dick, or Harry would have recognized it right away as "a joke"
Muhoozi's "joke" was a result of his unhappiness that former President Uhuru Kenyatta decided not to run for office again.
The president of Uganda's lone child would propose to Mr. Kenyatta that he could have changed the constitution to let him to seek for a third term in office, referring to him as his big brother.
Then Kenyans would educate him on the constitution and the rule of law, showing him how revered they are in their nation.
Muhoozi replied sarcastically, "What constitution?" implying that they must be joking.
“Haha! My kin in Kenya are wonderful. Constitution? legal system? You have to be kidding! There is just the Revolution for us, and you will learn about it shortly!
Muhoozi, who appeared to be interested in more Kenyans, continued by inquiring about where they would advise him to settle after 'taking' Nairobi. His "joke," meanwhile, had some unintended consequences and led to tension between Kenya and Uganda on the diplomatic front.
The two nations' leaders had to meet as a result of this. After that, President Museveni apologized to Kenyans, stating that it was improper for public officials, whether civilian or military, to make statements about or meddle in the domestic affairs of other countries.
"In that wonderful nation, the election matters. It is improper for public officials, civilian or military, to make statements on or meddle in the internal affairs of other nations, he continued.
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