Following the shooting, president Museveni personally dashed to the crime scene. Museveni who arrived at the scene at around 11:50pm dressed in a cream jacket and his trademark hat signaled to residents who were watching from a safe distance to converge.
Oulanyah, who delayed to appear at the swearing in venue, humorously told Wadri that he delayed because he was expecting a court injunction stopping his swearing in. He said Wadris swearing in gives some confidence to the institutions of the country.
Unidentified gunmen killed Col. Ibrahim Abiriga and his brother on June 8th 2018 when they sprayed their Volkswagen Beetle registration number UBB 706D with bullets as the duo approached their home in Kirinnyabigo in Kawanda in Wakiso District.
According to Museveni, although investigations into Abirigas assassination are ongoing, there is a high possibility that the masterminds of the murder wanted to hurt the National Resistance Movement-NRM.