Newly appointed People Power spokesperson Joel Senyonyi has received endorsement from the Mukono Municipality legislator Betty Nambooze who officially welcomed him to their liberation struggle.
Nambooze claims that appointing Senyonyi as the spokesperson was a good move, as it brought clarity on whose voice the public has to consider especially on issues concerning with People Power movement.
“We welcome this as it brings more clarity to whose voice we should rely on when it comes to the People Power…Offering leadership is one of the most important things that a person can do to a people that seek liberation.. We welcome you Mr Senyonyi and we look forward to working with you closely,” Nambooze stated.
During a press briefing held on Tuesday at Kamwokya, the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine unveiled Senyonyi, who recently quit his News anchor job at NTV Uganda as the People Power spokesperson.
“It was with great honor this morning that I introduced to the nation the National Spokesperson for the #PeoplePower movement. Joel Ssenyonyi is an intelligent young Ugandan, accomplished professional, and devoted patriot. He is a man of unquestionable integrity with an impeccable record in speaking out against injustice, bad governance and the many evils that bedevil our society. It gives me great pleasure to see intelligent young Ugandans join this struggle to liberate our country from oppression and dictatorship. Thank you comrade, for accepting this responsibility, which I know is a sacrifice. I encourage all other Ugandans- young and old, men and women, educated and not educated- to take on the mantle and work for our nation’s redemption. No one else will do it for us- it is us we have been waiting for!” MP Kyagulanyi said.
Senyonyi claimed that he has been in media for over 13 years but just like all Ugandans, journalists’ rights are also being oppressed.
“I have always done a lot of human rights advocacy through my social media platforms and demonstrations till when I decided to come on ground and join People Power,” he said.
Senyonyi alleges that he knows what he’s getting himself into is not easy, but ready to fight until the end.
“I know being the spokesperson of People Power is not something easy as you all know. These people have been brutally beaten, bruised and have scars all over their bodies. I know it will not be easy but believe that everything is possible,” Senyonyi said.