Police have Tuesday morning dispatched Wesley Nganizi the Regional Police Commander Kampala North to former FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye’s home in Kasangati, Wakiso for peace talks.
“Regional Police Commander Mr. Wesley Nganyizi came in wee hours to state house Kasangati and humbly beg to talk to president Dr Kizza Besigye,” Besigye’s aide Tumwekwasize Bahene Francis told EagleOnline.
“The President (Kizza Besigye) told gate man to allow him in. He is been telling KB (Besigye) he came for one purpose; to beg him accept the route Police wants Besigye to take while going Najjanankumbi,” he added.
According to Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, Dr. Besigye has persistently demeaned police orders most recently during last Tuesday’s incident in which the opposition strongman was intercepted at the Mulago hospital roundabout on his way to the FDC party headquarters in Najjanankumbi to attend weekly protest prayers.
Though FDC called off their ‘stay at home’ campaigns, Mr Ibrahim Ssemuju, the FDC official spokesperson said the Tuesday protest prayers and other boycotts would stand.
Unusually, Dr Besigye today obliged with Police orders and avoided crowds; left his home using his brand Land Cruiser TX through the leafy Kyanja environs to Ntinda where he found more Police escorts who helped him enter Kampala through Jinja Road via Lugogo Bypass. Besigye’s contingent made it to Najjanakumbi at exactly 10.40am in time for the prayers.
Just last week, Police summoned Besigye for allegedly disobeying lawful orders. They warned Dr Besigye “to desist from carrying out any procession because he had not notified police in time as required by the Public Order Management Act.”