Leaders across the political divide have called for an inclusive national dialogue to frame the national agenda that would see the country return to progress.
They were speaking over the weekend during the final sendoff ceremony for the former Minister for cooperatives and marketing in the Obote II regime Yona Kanyomozi.
Several leaders including former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye, Minister of Internal Affairs Maj Gen Kahinda Otafire, Leader of opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga, Leader of the Alliance for National Transformation Gen Mugisha Muntu attended the burial ceremony.
Dr Kizza Besigye said the current celebrations over leaders’ deaths in the country call for deeper thinking of the people in the country that all must unite to bring the country to what they need to be other than depending on what he plans and says to change the status quo.
The Leader of opposition Mathias Mpuga asked the national elders to come out and speak about what is affecting the country other than sitting back watch the young people fight.
Internal affairs Minister Maj Gen Kahinda Otafire who was the chief mourner representing President Museveni said this was a time to listen to each other and cause dialogue not that there shall be agreement but find a way forward for the country.
Through Gen Otafire, President Museveni praised the late as a key contact in the struggle against President Idi Amin in the 1970s and a great man who loved to see his country prosper.