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Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda distances himself from intentions of standing as President of Uganda 2026

Former Prime Minister of Uganda Dr. Ruhakan Rugunda has distanced himself from intentions of standing as a president of Uganda 2026.

Dr. Ruhakana distanced himself through his twitter official account.

According to Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, people have been requesting him to stand as a president of Uganda 2026 but he said he has no intentions and plans of standing as a president of Uganda at any day.

“I have read social media postings and suggestions that I should run for President in 2026.
I would like to make it known that I have no such intentions or plans.” Dr.Ruhakana Rugunda said.

Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda is not the first NRM member or prime minister to contest as the President of Uganda, Amama Mbabazi who was also a Prime Minister came out and contested although he didn’t win.

However, for Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda its very different. He has come out clearly and showed he is not interested in contesting unlike other NRM members likr Amama Mbabazi who contested.

Written by Aine Siggy

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