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Uganda Electoral Commission joins the fight against Covid 19 by donating 15,000,000 Million shillings.

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Uganda’s  Electoral body couldn’t be left behind as individuals and other Companies are donating willingly in the fight against  Covid.

Uganda’s First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD) Moses Ali receiving the UGX 15 Million donation from the Chairman of EC Justice Dr. Simon Byabakama. Left is the Political head of the National Response Fund to Covid19 and the Minister of General Duties in the Office of the Prime Minister Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut.
Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

 The 50,000 notes were received Uganda’s  First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD)in the Presence of  the Political Overseer of the National Response Fund to Covid 19 Hon. Mary Mary Karooro Okurut ,the Chairperson of the Fund Engineer Emmanuel Katongole ,Mrs. Kisaka Dorothy, the Administrator and Secretary of the  Fund.  “Please receive our humble contribution. The Chairman of the body Justice Simon Byabakama   who led  the team said.

Uganda’s First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD) Moses Ali receiving the UGX 15 Million donation from the Chairman of EC Justice Dr. Simon Byabakama. Left is the Political head of the National Response Fund to Covid19 and the Minister of General Duties in the Office of the Prime Minister Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut.
Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

 The National Response Fund to Covid 19 Chairman Engineer Emmanuel Katongole appreciated the good gesture of EC.

 On Friday 24th April, Uganda’s President Museveni  flagged off the first batch of 45 Motor Vehicles that had  been donated to the Ministry of Health.

The Chairman of EC Justice Dr. Simon Byabakama with his Deputy Sister  Hajjat Aisha  Lubega before presenting their donation of UGX 15 Million to Uganda’s First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD) Moses Ali.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

The donations in kind including foodstuffs and other medical equipment are always handed over to the National Taskforce for COVID-19.

 President Museveni, announced the establishment of the NATIONAL RESPONSE FUND TO COVID-19 that was formed on the 8th April,2020.

(R-L) The Secretary of EC Mr. Sam Asiimwe Rwakoojo, Commissioners Sebagala Mustapha Kigozi, and Tashobya before presenting their donation of UGX 15 Million to Uganda’s First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD) Moses Ali.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

He also appointed a Committee to provide leadership to the COVID-19 Fund. The members of the Committee are: –

The Secretary of EC Mr. Asiimwe Sam Rwakoojo, with Commissioner Mustapha Sebagala Kigozi after presenting their donation of UGX 15 Million to Uganda’s First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD) Moses Ali.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.
  1. Hon. Mary Karooro-Okurut, Minister of General Duties, OPM, Political oversight
  2. Mr. Emmanuel Katongole, CEO, Cipla Chemicals – Chairperson
  3. Mr. Robert Kabushenga, CEO, New Vision Group, Member
  4. Mr. Apollo Makubuya, Distinguished Lawyer, MMAKs Advocates, Member
  5. Mr. Francis Kamulegeya, CEO, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Member
  6. Mr. Kishor Jobanputra, CEO, Picfare Industries, Member
  7. Mr. Patrick Mweheire, Regional CEO, Standard Bank Group, Member
  8. Mr. Bwoch Gustavas, Chairman Centenary Bank, Member
  9. Bishop Joshua Lwere, Member Council of Presidents, IRCU, Member
  10. Mr. Aga Sekalala (Jr), CEO, Ugachick, Member
  11. Dr. Ian Clarke, CEO, International Hospital Kampala, Member
  12. Dr. Francis Omaswa, Former Director General of Health Services, Member
  13. Mr. Keith Muhakanizi, Permanent Secretary, Secretary to the Treasury, Member
  14. Dr. Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Member
  15. Mrs. Dorothy Kisaka – Secretary/Covid-19 Fund Administrator
  16. The mandate of the Committee is to take responsibility for mobilizing resources for the fight against the pandemic, COVID -19 and enable provision of relief to vulnerable persons
Uganda’s First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD) Moses Ali (middle) after receiving the UGX 15 Million donation from the Chairman of EC Justice Dr. Simon Byabakama (R).Left is the Political head of the National Response Fund to Covid19 and the Minister of General Duties in the Office of the Prime Minister Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

The President recently  donated 1.4M, as part of his monthly salary to the Covid-19 Fund. He pledged that this deduction will be donated every month till the pandemic of Covid-19 is eliminated. This took place on 30th April and the cash donation was brought in person by the First lady and Minister of Education, Janet Kataaha Museveni to the Covid-19 Fund Committee at the Office of the Prime Minister.

Uganda’s First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD) Moses Ali in a Group Photo with the Chairman of EC Justice Dr. Simon Byabakama, his Deputy Sister  Hajjat Aisha  Lubega, the Secretary Mr. Rwakoojo Sam Asiimwe, Commissioner Mustapha Kigozi Sebagala, and other Commissioners after donating the UGX 15 Million donation to the Task Force Covid19.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.
  1. Cabinet Ministers of the Government of Uganda
  2. Members of Parliament
  3. Members of the Judiciary
  4. Permanent Secretaries
  5. Undersecretaries
  6. Directors, Commissioners and all Senior Civil servants
  7. All leaders in the local Government structures
  8. Mrs Dorothy Kisaka: She appealed to the wellwishers to pay their money to the banks and bring pay slips to the Fund.
  9. Bank Name:Stanbic Bank,Garden City
  10. Account Name:National Response Fund to Covid19
  11. Account Number:Shillings:9030017338551
  12. USD:9030017342974
  13. Info@Tel +256-776-000-108,+256793942474
Uganda’s First Deputy  Prime Minister Rt Hon. Gen (RTD) Moses Ali (R) after receiving the UGX 15 Million donation from the Chairman of EC Justice Dr. Simon Byabakama (middle) .Left is the Political head of the National Response Fund to Covid19 and the Minister of General Duties in the Office of the Prime Minister Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.

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