museveniDeclaredPIXThe secret to becoming rich is avoiding women, booze and smoking, according to Uganda president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

The tough talking president on Sunday 1st, revealed that he avoided engaging in the pleasures when he was still young opting to save his money, a move that has made him as rich as he is today.

“Sikuwa napenda wasichana. Nilikuwa nawapungia mkono tu kwa mbali kwa kuwa sikutaka kuharibu pesa zangu kwao,” he said. He added it was easy for him to save money because he was neither a drinker nor a smoker.

Museveni was speaking during a business convention in Lwengo, Uganda when he emphasized the importance of saving, adding that it made him so rich he does not need a salary increment.

“Ni muhimu muwe na desturi ya kuhifadhi pesa. Ninapozungumza kuhusu kuhifadhi pesa, najua kile ninachosema kwa kuwa nilianza kuweka kwa akiba pesa tangu nilipokuwa na umri wa miaka 21. Ni pesa hizo zilizoniwezesha kuwa tajiri nilivyo hii leo,” he said.

“Siku hizi ninasikia watu wakijadili kuhusu kuniongeza mshahara lakini ninahitaji mshahara kufanyia nini?” Museveni added.