Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Judith Nabakooba has lashed out at people misinforming the public about a planned lockdown of the country and promised to have them dealt with.
Through her Twitter platform, Nabakooba revealed that they had received information of people spreading baseless rumors that a lockdown will be imposed on the people throughout the country between 3rd and 7th February.
“They are moving around spreading harmful propaganda that the country will shut down during those days.”Judith Nabakooba, ICT Minister.
The ICT Minister said that these people spreading the false propaganda are just planning to cause chaos by intimidating the public against being on the road and places of work during those days.
She called upon the public to stay clam and ignore all those rumors, treating them with the contempt that they deserve.
She assured all Ugandans that the country is safe and peaceful and will continue to be and therefore encouraged the general public to continue with their business as usual.
She added that the security is ready to work very fast against people planning to cause chaos.