Uganda Prisons Service boss Dr. Johnson Byabashaija has revealed that there are people who want Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya dead. Dr. Byabashaija says this is why they have refused to take the legislator to a private hospital.
He made the statements as he appeared before the Human Rights Committee of Parliament to answer queries on the supposed human rights violations in Uganda prisons.
Who is Muhammad Ssegirinya?
In 2011 Ssegirinya contested Kawempe north parliamentary seat, but lost the vote. He contested in the 2016 Forum for Democratic Change party primaries for Kawempe north parliamentary seat, but he lost. He contested for a position of Councillor representing Kawempe North at kampala cityhall and won.
In 2021, Ssegirinya contested the Kawempe north constituency on the National Unity Platform (NUP) political party ticket, he won. His victory was challenged in court by one of his contenders but the case was dismissed and court declared him winner.