KAMPALA — Samanga Solutions, the Uganda country partner of Motorola solutions worldwide has on Saturday April 04 handed over 100 Motorola VHF radio units worth UGX. 500M to the Office of the Prime Minister to assist in mission critical communication during the-19
The equipment was handed over to the Permanent Secretary Office of the Prime Minister; Ms Christine Guwatudde Kintu and the Deputy Army Commander Lt. Gen Wilson Mbadi at a ceremony in Kampala this morning.
Speaking during the donation, Lt. Gen Wilson Mbadi expressed appreciation to Samanga Solutions for the donation and said it will go a long way in coordination of efforts to fight the Corona virus pandemic across the country.
He also noted that communication between teams on ground is a critical function which will be eased by the VHF Radios.
Mr. George Nkya, Samanga Solutions Managing Director said the donation was important especially at a time when the health coordinating team is involved in contact tracing to limit spread of the disease.
“In her address on Tuesday, the honorable Minister of Health mentioned that they are in the process of tracing over 610 possible contacts to the confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country. Our contribution to this fight is to provide mission critical communication gear that will ease the work of the coordinators while executing their duties,” he said adding that “we are confident that the equipment will be put to very good use”
He added that communications simply cannot fail when lives are at stake and that mission critical communications networks and devices such as this ensure there is secure and reliable.