Thursday, August 20, 2015

Uganda: Australia based cardiologist to run for president in 2016 election

Ugandan, Australia based cardiologist Dr Aggrey Kiyingi says he is still on course to stand for presidency in the 2016 general elections.

Mr Kiyingi, in an interview with the daily monitor on Wednesday asserted that he has already secured travel documents to enable him return to the country and pick nomination forms.

He said, despite all challenges and crime cases he is facing, he has finished securing his journey back to the country to engage in the Ugandan electoral process.

“Of course, I will pick nomination forms, but at the last minute.” Kiyingi said adding that “You know that I have worked on security details carefully. Government has already sent squads to Kenya and Tanzania.”

Mid last year, Dr Kiyingi announced he will be returning to Uganda to stand for the presidency. However, since his announcement, Police has been looking for him to answer charges of murdering Moslem clerics together ADF rebels.

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