President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who also doubles as the Commander in Chief of armed forces recently summoned high command for a crisis meeting after intelligence reports emerged how terrorists warned to bomb Kampala city, spyreports has exclusively established.
Insiders in Security revealed to us that President Summoned top security chiefs for a crisis meeting a week ago after information linked how terrorists from Islamic States (IS) based in Congo had planned to bomb Kampala.
According to the sensitive documents seen by this website, terrorists plan to bomb Owino Market, State House Nakesero, Serena Hotel, Mulago Hospital among other sensitive places.
Security sources added that the two hour security meeting was held at State House Entebbe and attended by President Museveni, Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen David Muhoozi, Security Minister Gen Elly Tumwine, Commander Land Forces Lt Gen Peter Elweru, SFC Boss Maj Gen James Birungi, ISO boss Col Kaka Bagyenda,CMI Chief, Brig.Gen Abel Kanduho, IGP Martin Okoth Ochola,Maj Gen Sabiit Muzeyi among others.
Sources say during the meeting, President Museveni ordered his commanders to be alert and vigilant to terror warnings. “I don’t want 2010 incident happen again in Uganda. Terrorists have issued warning and you must follow them.dont undermine them,” a security source quoted the President saying.
Insiders added that President Museveni also instructed CDF Gen Muhoozi to put all troops on standby and ready to attack and defeat terrorists. Insiders further say that CMI Chief Abel Kanduho was also instructed to extend intelligence net work along all boarders especially with Congo and Rwanda.
“Intelligence network on Uganda, Rwanda and Congo Boarders must be very first and incase those terrorist sneak in, information must be sent very first and security arrests them before bombing Kampala,” another source heard President Museveni saying.
Sources added that President Museveni further warned security chiefs to coordinate and share intelligence information. “There is a serious habit of not sharing information among security agencies and this is the reason why we normally get issues but this time around I want security intelligence to be shared,” says President Museveni.
Sources added that President Museveni also instructed police Chief Martin Okoth Ochola to inform the public to be vigilant about people they do not know in their society. “Police must enhance foot patrol and abrupt checks on high ways to block the terrorists from reaching Kampala,” says President Museveni.
Sources say after the meeting, Police Chief Ochola called Director Counter terrorism AIGP Abas Byakagaba and ordered him to issue a terror warning to all Unit commanders.
“We have received information of a planned terror or attack on Kampala targeting busy places of Balikudembe market (Owino),” reads part of the terror message issued by Byakagaba.
AIGP Byakagaba in his terror message order all commanders to increase of foot patrol and security check up on all major high ways.
“Make use of community leaders, private security Guards and the public to be highly conscious of their neighborhood,” orders Byakagaba.