KAMPALA — The commander Land Forces Lt Gen Peter Elwelu has on Thursday January 30 at Makubulita sub county told residents to make use of the peace available to chase poverty out of the their homes.
“In Uganda no one should say he is poor because it’s a promised land and Buganda in particular,” Gen Elwelu added.
He further told them everything good in Buganda like education, hospitals and markets with everything around the region can be sold for money.
“As UPDF we are not interested in those who are enemies of peace. This peace belongs to you so it’s your duty to keep it as citizens of this country,” he said.
He gave them an example of those from neighboring countries running to Uganda, it’s not because they love Uganda so much but it’s because of the peace Uganda is enjoying.
“It’s in Uganda where one abuses the head of state and he walks home peacefully without any threat” he said.
The Commander Land Forces represented the Chief of Defence Forces at the Luweero district launch of Tarehesita activities week at Makubulita sub county headquarters.
The Resident District Commissioner Hon Namulindwa Phoebe thanked UPDF for remembering Luweero to bring the health camp to treat the people and also renovate and construct schools like Galikwoleka primary school , Bowa primary school and Lutembe primary school in katikamu north.
The RDC told the people to make use of the peace to make a country move forward and this to be achieved there is need to come together. “The challenge here is we think of being given instead of working and this is a syndrome to the youth who think of selling their land to move to town and resort to boda boda business” she advised.
Hon Namulindwa Pheobe launched the giving out of mosquito nets as one of the activites to be done by UPDF other medical activities to be done in Kamira HCIII and Butuntumura HC III include safe male circumusion (SMC) Fumigation, Mobile dental and Eye clinic.
The launch started with the cleaning of Katiti town and planting of trees at Kalasa Collage, kalasa mixed primary to promote afforestation.
The function was attended by all district leaders, and area members of parliament for Luweero who were invited to Butalangu grounds on the 6th Feb for grand celebrations