[:en]How Bobi Wine’s uncle misplaced his life whereas saving Museveni throughout bush struggle – Watchdog Uganda[:]
Wanting on the present rivalry between the Nationwide Unity Platform (NUP) chief Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine and President Yoweri Museveni,one would get tempted to consider that the state of affairs has been so for ages.
Quite the opposite nevertheless Kyagulanyi’s household as soon as loved a pleasant relationship with the present regime spanning from the early Nineteen Eighties when President Museveni was main an offensive in opposition to the Obote 11 authorities.
Late Maj. Gen Wasswa Kasirye Gwanga repeatedly asserted that Bobi Wine’s father was a insurgent collaborator who supplied meals to the guerrillas, a report that Bobi Wine’s elder brother Eddy Yawe Ssentamu confirms as true.
In a one on one dialog with Watchdog Uganda just lately, Eddy Yawe, a preferred musician took us by way of the unbelievable sacrifices that his household has had for this nation, insisting that what is completed beneath NUP/Individuals Energy is only a tip of the iceberg.
In keeping with Yawe, their paternal grandfather Joseph Walakira was killed in the course of the struggle during which he surrendered their Bulaya ranches in Gomba district with over a thousand cattle willingly to be eaten by the NRA combatants in the course of the struggle.
Apart from his father Mzee Jackson Willington Ssentamu who suffered the wrath of the Obote two regime main him into exile for his hyperlinks with the guerillas, Yawe additionally revealed that his different uncle paid for his love for President Museveni along with his pricey life!
Yawe stated the regime intelligence learnt that some NRA rebels had visited the house of his now late uncle Daniel Mukasa one night in late 1983 with the present chief – Museveni believed to be amongst them. They stormed the residence and requested him to handover his guests, data of whom he sternly denied.
In the meantime, he had requested them to cover within the ceiling as he went to interact his unfriendly guests that may later take his life.
The Obote II troopers who weren’t able to take Mukasa’s “No” for a solution insisted to hold out a radical search of the home as they had been certain of the existence of the rebels within the neighborhood.
Sternly observing his concern gripped physique soaked in a river of sweat, Mukasa’s tormentors believed that certainly he was hiding one thing.
As each a mix of a search and intimidation didn’t yield the specified outcomes of the intelligence officers, Mukasa was requested to decide on between surrendering the rebels and paying along with his life the place he saved silent suggesting the latter for a solution.
As such, a well-known soldier in Gomba then often called Sergeant Sokolo ordered for Mukasa’s palms to be tied from behind and he personally pierced his neck with a pointy knife which led to his loss of life immediately.
Eddy Yawe, famous that their household’s painful historic sacrifices in seek for a greater Uganda is the explanation for his or her endless resolve to stay with different change enthusiastic Ugandans to kick out Museveni and pave approach for a brand new democracy.
” We’re right here to hold on with the aspirations of our forefathers who stopped at nothing to have a greater nation. That’s the explanation we will proceed preventing whatever the friction from the regime,” he stated.
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