Evelyn Anite has come out to clear the air on video circulating on social of her fans marching through Koboko town.
Opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi who was blocked by police in Mbale from appearing on a local radio, shared the video and observed that the force is playing double standards.
Anite who is also the minister of state for investment claimed in a post on her social media handles that she had nothing to do with the procession.
She stated: “Thread. The procession that has been widely viewed on social media was not a campaign rally.”
Anite disowned the procession which had her supporters not observing Covid-19 restrictions of social distancing: “I did not organize it & neither did my Team. I was not even there!”
On the procession, she said: “The spontaneous procession formed on the occasion of the delivery of the Ambulances for Koboko Municipality.”
As I was being blocked from appearing on a radio, this is what politicians aligned with the regime are doing this!
CITIZENS, we must and shall fight on, until all Ugandans are equal in rights and dignity. pic.twitter.com/0WK2AhdwSi
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Award winning journalist and writer who has worked as a stringer for a couple of acclaimed South Africa based German journalists, covered 3 Ugandan elections, 2008 Kenya election crisis, with interests in business and sports reporting.