Ofwono Opondo Speaks Out on Arrest of Uganda Media Centre Staff

The Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre Mr Ofwono Opondo has spoken out on ongoing claims that one of his staff members, Obed Katureebe who works as a Public Affairs officer has been arrested by security forces.

Through a tweet on Tuesday, Opondo said, “Obed is under security protection because of threats allegedly against his person details of which am yet to be provided with. I have been assured that he’s safe and not under arrest.”

He went on to say that, “I can confidently state that @katurebeobed matter is being handled appropriately and professionally with those concerned. I will update the media when necessary.”

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