Age Limit Debate: Pundits Spell Doom for Uganda
Predictions are being made on what could happen should the contested constitutional article 102 (b) be amended to lift the presidential age limit. Political pundits say we could see a failed state – one riddled with lawlessness, economic slowdown, political instability and decline in private sector growth triggered by protests. The analysts say that once the cap is lifted, there could also be a possibility of leaders older than 75 years failing to execute their mandate. Richard Olweny reports.