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LIVE: President Museveni sworn in for another term

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Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been dully sworn in for another term as President of Uganda by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe.

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The scene at Kololo as Museveni is sworn in. PHOTOS VIA @LindahNabusayi and @OfwonoOpondo

 

8am: Celebrations start

Ceremonies that will culminate with the swearing-in of the elected President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni have started at Kololo in Kampala.

The inauguration of the President of the Republic of Uganda is a ceremonial event marking the commencement of a new five-year term.

President Yoweri Museveni won Uganda’s February 2016 General Elections and will be sworn-in for the sixth time to lead the country for the next five years.

The Chief Justice of Uganda Bart Katureebe will administer the following oath:

The Oath of Allegiance: I swear in the name of the Almighty God (or solemnly affirm) that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Republic of Uganda and that I will preserve, protect and defend the Constitution. [So help me God.]

The Presidential Oath: I swear in the name of the Almighty God (or solemnly affirm) that I shall faithfully exercise the functions of the President of Uganda and shall uphold, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution and observe the laws of Uganda and that I shall promote the welfare of the people of Uganda. [So help me God.]

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