The opposition was furious because of the possibility of extending the powers of the aged President.
On September 27, in the Uganda Parliament, discussion of the bill, which would extend the tenure of the President, has caused a squabble that escalated into an assault.
73-year-old President Yoweri Museveni has been in power since 1986, According to the existing rule of the Constitution, the President of Uganda must be under the age of 75 years. This means that he will not be able to stand as a candidate in elections 2021
After the introduction of the bill to repeal this article of the Constitution of the nerves of the opposition could not resist.
The bill was still approved after the opposition left the hall in protest.
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