Social media was awash with people asking why Tanzania’s president Magufuli had not congratulated president Museveni on winning the elections unlike the other regional leaders.
Today he sent out his congratulatory message as you can read below.
Congratulatory message of Chama Cha Mapinduzi to the National Resistance Movement of Uganda.
Chama cha Mapinduzi has received with great joy results of the just concluded general election in Uganda.
As a sister country we have been following the entire proess with keen interest and we are confident that the National Resistance Movement under the leadership of Chairman Yoweri Kaguta Museveni would emerge triumphant.
It therefore gives us pleasure to congratulate President – elect Museveni and our brothers and sisters of NRM on this resounding victory.
Chama cha Mapinduzi have deep historic and fraternal relations.
Having gone through a similar process, we are confident that the excellent relations that our parties enjoy will be further strengthened in our common bid to meet the aspirations of our two peoples.
We salute NRM as it takes on its renewed mandate and leadership of the people of Uganda.
Issued by Daniel Chongolo
Director of Mass Communication
Chama cha Mapinduzi
Dar el Salam, 22/02/2016