MP Mbabaali stoned by angry residents over age limit talk

The Bukoto South Member of parliament, Hajji Muhammad Mbabaali is the latest legislator to taste the wrath of the public regarding the age limit Bill.

The legislator while at Kiwangala Parish, Kissekka Sub County in Lwengo District, during a consultative meeting escaped with narrowly without injuries after his electorates nearly mobbed him.

The meeting that started well ended without ceremony when the MP asked his electorate to unconditionally endorse the proposed amendment so as to reward president, Yoweri Museveni for the perfect leadership style he has exhibited since he assumed power.

The voters started heckling him, and when he refused to stop, they started pelting him with stones. The residents accused him of coming to consult them with a predetermined position.

The legislator was saved by police that swung into action and shielded him away.

Mbabaali becomes the second legislators in greater Masaka region being attacked by their electorate of the controversial amendment.

Recently voters in Kabula County in Lyantonde district attacked their MP, James Kakooza over his support for the bill. Last month, the Igara West MP, Raphael Magyezi tabled a private member's bill in parliament, which among others seeks to repeal article 102 (b) from the constitution.

Once approved, the bill will pave way for president, Museveni to seek re-election in 2021 once his current term of office expires.


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