By Arinaitwe Rugyendo
KAMPALA – Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, has dedicated the fight against coronavirus to God as the world struggles to defeat the deadly virus.
Muhoozi who is also the first son and Senior Presidential Adviser of Special Operations, made his confidence in God known on twitter a few hours ago today March 19, 2020, saying, just as God has delivered the country from past crises, the COVID-19 disease will also pass courtesy of the creator’s mercy, reported the news website PMLDaily.com.
“As our nation prepares to confront the very lethal novel coronavirus pandemic (probably the most serious flu pandemic since the 1918 influenza pandemic that killed millions of people) let us be guided by science. Presently, they are no cures or vaccines for this deadly disease prevention is the best remedy,” Muhoozi tweeted.
As our nation prepares to confront the very lethal novel coronavirus pandemic (probably the most serious flu pandemic since the 1918 influenza pandemic that killed millions of people) let us be guided by science. Presently, they are no cures or vaccines for this deadly disease..
— Muhoozi Kainerugaba (@mkainerugaba) March 19, 2020
He added, “The Government’s edicts as proclaimed by H.E. the President and @MinofHealthUG are authoritative and should be followed. Everyone of us is our brothers or sisters keeper. However, we are also a God-fearing nation and I am convinced that.”
“Almighty God shall deliver us from this present crisis as He delivered us from so many crises in the past! Almighty God continue to bless Uganda!” he said.
On Wednesday, the Ugandan President Museveni ordered for the closure of schools and suspended religious gatherings in a series of 15 other measures his cabinet reached in an attempt to prevent the spread of the virus across the country.
Although there has not been any confirmed case of coronavirus as of today, Mr Museveni said all primary and secondary schools, university and other institutions of learning would be closed starting Friday, March 20, 2020 for one month, PMLDaily.com reports.
Gen Muhoozi has recently taken to twitter to comment on public issues attracting a horde of followers with many referring to him as a potential future leader.