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Hidden Secrets in Idi Amin’s Presidential Residence in Uganda that will Amaze You

Idi Amin Dada was a Ugandan military officer who served as the President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979. Amin’s Tenure was dictatorial as described by Political analysts globally.

Amin went into war with Neighboring Tanzania who defeated him during Nyerere’s reign. He dared President Jomo Kenyatta in 1976 he claimed that a large part of Kenya belonged to Uganda.

The Late Idi Amin Dada: Photo Courtesy

Mzee Jomo Kenyatta declared that Kenya would deal ruthlessly with Idi Amin if he made his threats real.

As he ruled Uganda, Idi Amin Dada lived in on Lotuturu Hill in Lamwo District, Uganda. The hill is located in Agoro sub-county, 35km away from Lamwo town council, Lamwo district.

Cemented Seats that were destroyed by Yoweri Museveni's Rebels : Photo Courtesy

Amin would sit on one of the three cemented seats when he wanted to address a meeting of his cabinet.

The residence had a river flowing though it, Amin would swim to cool off: Photo Courtesy

Historian’s urge that Amin chose the hill due to its strategic location that was suitable for his military operations. The place is now dilapidated, but it now serves as a tourist attraction.

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