President Museveni will on Saturday address the nation on issues concerning the state of national security, presidential press secretary Don Wanyama has said.
According to Wanyama, the address be a televised one and broadcasting live on all radios.
The address comes at a time when the country is faced with more security threats such as human kidnaps, detentions in unknown detention centres mostly targeting individuals from the opposition side.
There is an unestimated number of people who reportedly went missing before and after the general elections. The families of the missing persons have since failed to know about their whereabouts despite attempts to report to police.
On Wednesday, the European Union Parliament threatened to reduce on funds they have been injecting in Uganda’s security organs including updf, police and prisons.
In a document by the EU parliament, 19 points regarding violation of human rights such as arrests of opposition leaders, House arrests of the NUP president Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu for 11 days immediately after casting his vote, arrest of human rights activist Lawyer Nicholas Opio of Chapter Four Uganda among others.
632 members of the EU parliament voted in favour of the motion, 15 legislators voted against it and 48 members were absent.