The kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has donated relief items worth millions of shillings towards the governments initiative to donate food items to vulnerable people as the country is undergoing a nationwide quarantine.
The items that include 100 bags worth 5,000 kilograms of maize flour and a cheque of shs 100 million were delivered to the Prime minister of Uganda Mr Ruhakana Rugunda by Prince David Kintu Wasajja at the OPM’s office in Kampala today.
“The Kabaka has sent us with some food, he knows people are in need of food especially now that they aren’t working. We also thank the president for the efforts to provide food to the people,” Prince Wasajja said.
Uganda has confirmed 52 COVID-19 cases, and is under lock-down, with majority of Ugandans unable to move and earn a living from their daily work.
Kabaka Mutebi’s contribution, follows that of several individuals and private companies that have made both cash and non-cash donations to government’s corona virus task force headed by Prime minister Ruhakana Rugunda for COVID-19 fight.
Prince Wasajja applauded government for efforts to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus and urged members of the public to adhere to the government guidelines put in place.
The Buganda Minister for Social Services in charge of health, education and office of the Nnabagereka Ms Prosperous Nankindu Kavuma, said Buganda fully supports efforts to fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging the entire world.
The Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda applauded the Kabaka and the people of Buganda for the gesture towards the vulnerable.
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