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And the president spared no expense with his gift for the betrothed couple, giving them a herd of 10 cows.
The ex-military ruler tweeted about his visitation of the couple, describing Twebaze’s parents as “good NRM supporters,” the NRM being his National Resistance Movement, Uganda’s ruling party since 1986. Museveni, a devout Anglican, also used the occasion to urge other Ugandan youngsters to emulate the couple’s example and get hitched.
“When children marry, it’s evidence that parents have done a good job raising them. Marriage is good for procreation,” the president tweeted on Sunday. “To the young people, therefore, I urge you to make your parents proud by marrying.”
For making her parents proud, I gave Annet a gift (okushagara) of 10 cows. I wish the couple a happy marriage. pic.twitter.com/q5HUItnUKt
— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) June 19, 2016
Museveni is a father of four children, three daughters and a son. The president, one of whose roles is Commander-in-Chief of the Ugandan military, recently promoted his son Kainerugaba Muhoozi to the rank of major-general following a rapid rise through the ranks.
Museveni has been married to his wife Janet since 1973, and the president recently gave her the lucrative position of Minister of Education and Sports in his cabinet, besides that, Janet Museveni previously served as the Minister for Karamoja Affairs, a sub-region in northeast Uganda.
Source: News week
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