The Struggle to fight COVID-19 as NRM Donates UGX 380 Million.

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Kampala, Uganda | 

Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM Party has donated 380 million Shillings towards the provision of relief support to persons affected by measures to control the spread of Coronavirus Disease-COVID-19.

Uganda’s Prime Minister Rt Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda (middle, overseer of the National Response Covid19 Fund) receives a dummy cheque from the Vice-chairman of NRM Alhaji Moses Kigongo. The donation of 380,000,000 was done at the Office of the Prime Minister 19th April 2020. This will cater for the locals affected by the lockdown Vulnerables especially in Slums, patients, health workers and other sectors in the fight against Covid19. Left is the Chairperson of the Fund Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut.
Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

The cheque containing these details was presented to the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda on Sunday by NRM Vice Chairperson Hajji Moses Kigongo who was accompanied by the Secretary-General Justine Kasule Lumumba.   

Uganda’s Prime Minister Rt Hon Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda listens as the Vice-chairman of NRM Alhaji Moses Kigongo takes an interview from Journalists after the donation of 380,000,000 made by the National Resistance Movement (NRM).
This will cater for the locals affected by the lockdown Vulnerables especially in Slums, patients, health workers and other sectors in the fight against Covid19. Left is the Chairperson of the Fund Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates
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NRM now becomes the first Political Party to join hundreds of individuals and corporates to give both cash and non-cash items to help individuals whose lives were disrupted by measures to control Coronavirus Disease. The measures include the suspension of public and private transport, the closure of shops that deal in non-food items, and several other businesses. 

The Chairman of the National Response covid19 Fund Emmanuel Katongole(R) listens to the administrator and Secretary to the Fund Mrs. Dorothy Kisaka.
The donation will cater for the locals affected by the lockdown like the Vulnerable especially in Slums, patients, health workers and other sectors in the fight against Covid19.
Right is Bishop Joshua Lwere.
Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

According to the NRM Party Spokesperson Rodgers Mulindwa, the money was solicited from various Party members and friends of the party from various places across the country.

The Chairman of the National Response covid19 Fund Emmanuel Katongole (middle) chats with former Minister in the Buganda Kingdom and Prominent lawyer with MMAKS Advocates Mr. Apollo N. Makubuya (R).
The donation will cater for the locals affected by the lockdown (Vulnerables) especially in Slums, patients, health workers and other sectors in the fight against Covid19.Left is Bishop Joshua Lwere. Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

While handing over the Cheque, Kigongo appealed to other political parties to also donate what they have and also appreciated other people who have already sent in their contributions.

Vision Group Ceo Robert Kabushenga ( Right,Member of the Fund) chats with Mr Kamulegeya Francis,also a Member of the Fund.
This will cater for the locals affected by the lockdown (Vulnerables) especially in Slums, patients, health workers and other sectors in the fight against Covid19.

Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

Kigongo reminded Ugandans to respect and observe the fatherly guidance from President Yoweri Museveni on how to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus without questions. He commended the National Task Force for the commitment on duty, so far exhibited.

Vision Group Ceo Robert Kabushenga (Member of the Fund) chats with the Secretary-General of NRM Hon. Kasule Lumumba at the function.. Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

Rugunda lauded NRM for setting a good example and called upon other members of the IPOD to emulate them.

“I salute the National Chairman and President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and the entire leadership of NRM for demonstrating their commitment towards serving the people of Uganda”, Rugunda remarked.

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