Media personality and political commentator Basajja Mivule has reportedly joined the ruling National Residence Movement (NRM) party.
Mr Mivule on Morning held a press conference with Mr Balaam Barugahare, an NRM mobilizer who has recently helped rake in several opposition activists to the ruling party.
The meeting was held at Eureka Hotel in Ntinda.
Basajja Mivule a known vocal critique of the current regime had lately appeared to change tone and become hostile to some of the opposition groups in the country.
Following his arrest and detention on July 27th for allegedly spreading tribal sentiments in the media, Basajja Mivule accused his Baganda tribesmen of abandoning him in this time of need.
He said while in detention, he was helped and fed by people from other tribes.
Duringe the press conference, Mivule sighned papers confirmed that he was “joining President Yoweri Museveni”
He also asked President Museveni to give him a pick up car to use to travel around the country to educate the masses about overcoming poverty.
Mivule however denied receiving any bribe from the President or his associates, adding “If I ever get that money i will call you all (journalists) and share it with you.”
He also used the event to attack Presidential contender Hon Robert Kyagulanyi, saying that Ugandans could not afford to elect leaders who will put the country on the wrong path.
If elected President, Mivule said Bobi Wine would turn the country gay, and promote drug use and immorality.