As the President left, he was presented with a spear and shield, which he tactfully held…as if ready to attack any enemy.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style

Museveni holding the spear and shield presented to him by the people of Ntungamo on Wednesday. Photos by Mpalanyi Ssentongo

As the President left, he was presented with a spear and shield, which he tactfully held…as if ready to attack any enemy.

President today visited Ntungamo, a district where he garnered 67.96% of the votes cast during the 2016 elections.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style
The situation before the President’s arrival

More so, this is the home district of First Lady Janet Museveni. Mrs. Museveni once represented the people of Ruhaama County in Parliament between 2011 and 2016.

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The First Lady, Mrs Janet Museveni, accompanied the President

As early as 8am, the town started beaming with activity as National Resistance Movement supporters secured the best space along the roads to have a clear view of the party chairman.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style
All in yellow

Groups could be seen positioning themselves with posters and the NRM party flags flying high.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style
Museveni being welcomed…

Generally, there was less crowding, although the sound of the Tubonga Nawe tune did not leave the party faithful in one position.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style
Yellow strokes as Tubonga Nawe played in the background

Both young and old danced in the middle of the road while they displayed the thumbs-up signal to show their commitment to NRM.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style
Party spirit at play

As the Presidential convoy approached, supporters made way but kept cheering until Museveni made his way to the meeting venue.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style
Witnessing the arrival of the President

At the meeting, the President reminded the people of the NRM achievement in Ntungamo and Ankole at large.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style
Ready to ‘spear’…

After the meeting, the president was gifted with a stool, shield, and spear to signify endorsement to continue leading Uganda.

PICTORIAL: How Museveni ended Ntungamo tour in style

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