President Museveni Declares Saturday 29th August 2020 a day of National Prayers
President Yoweri Museveni has declared 29th August 2020 a day of National Prayers and a Public Holiday.
According to the President, a certain Ugandan came and told him that God had told him in a vision that he should organize National Prayers, scientifically organized, for God to deliver us from COVID 19.
“Therefore, by the powers given to the President of Uganda by section 2(2) of the Public Holidays Acts, I declare the 29th of August 2020, a day of National Prayers and a Public Holiday. Stay in your houses or Compounds and pray” the president wrote on his twitter handle.
On the issue of youth council, elderly and persons with disabilities’ elections, Mr. Museveni congratulated his party, the NRM for winning massively in all of them.
“The NRM won massively in all of them. With the Elderly the NRM got 86.93%; the disabled, the NRM got 84.84%; and with the youth, the NRM got 79%. I congratulate the NRM on these victories as well as the Ugandans as a whole. We have been able to organize these big events safely in spite of the COVID 19” he said.
He added that the next highest scores were by the Independents, mainly, again, NRM who got 10.18% for the Elderly, 13% for the Disabled, and 14.82% for the youth. The remainder, 2.85%, 2.16%, 5.23%, went to the others.
Meanwhile, the President also bragged about successfully and safely organized for Ugandan Athletes Nakayi, Nanyondo, Kisa and Cheptegei to train, flew them out abroad on the special flight of the Uganda Airlines to Nairobi, from where they continued to Monaco, where Joshua Cheptegei broke the world record for 5000m.