NTV Journalists Banned from Museveni Rallies Over Drone Footage

Forum for Democratic Presidential Candidate Col Kizza Besigye this afternoon rushed a man to Kiboga Hospital following a nasty road accident.

The unidentified man according to Besigye’s aides was found in critical condition after the accident in Kiboga town.

The accident according to eyewitnesses involved two bodabodas which collided head on.

Besigye arrives at the health facility
Besigye arrives at the health facility

Kizza Besigye, treatment a medical doctor by training reportedly ordered his drivers to rush the injured to the nearest hospital.

“The hospital was found manned by police as always these days but Kizza Besigye had no time to negotiate with them. He entered the hospital and witnessed how the injured was given first aid, ” revealed Besigye’s handlers.

A police office greets Col Besigye at the hospital
A police office greets Col Besigye at the hospital

The medical workers at the health facility frantically rushed to greet the presidential candidate as police looked on.

This is not the first road accident victim to be rescued by the opposition politician during the election season.

In august last year, Besigye offered first aid to another young man that was involved in a car accident along the Katakwi Amuria road.
The National Resistance Movement [NRM] Campaign team together with the Special Forces Command [SFC] have this morning indefinitely suspended  Nation Television (NTV) journalists from covering the party’s presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni’s rallies.


The Decision Chimpreports understands was taken following refusal by the Television’s editorial team, what is ed to run video footage taken by the NRM’s drone.

The drone was procured by the campaign team to bolster Museveni’s support by showing the real size of this rallies around the country.

The suspension was confirmed by a highly placed source inside the ruling party’s campaign while speaking to Chimpreports on Thursday evening.

Our source said that NTV reporters complained that their bosses back at the station had cautioned them against  filing stories with footage of the drone.

This apparently was to ensure fairness to all presidential candidates who are not in possession of this technology.

“So we asked ourselves, cialis 40mg are we going to have to wait for Mbabazi and Besigye to purchase their own drones so as to have our candidate optimally covered by media houses?” said the source who declined to be named.

“That’s when the decision was taken to have the reporters halted. This decision was taken jointly by the campaign managers and the Special Forces Command.”

NTV’s News Manager Maurice Mugisha was yet to respond to our requests for comments.

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