Ogwal, a member of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) who was addressing the President as she led prayers, said that when President Museveni instituted the lockdown including closing churches, many people were uncomfortable, and she personally condemned the President.
Reverend Nixon Acaba, the Parish Priest of St John Church of Uganda in Pabbo Town Council, Amuru district says most Christians in his congregation have since failed to procure and use facemasks, or even sanitize.
Unveiling the members at his home in Serere District on Wednesday afternoon, Emorimor said the Committee will serve as an autonomous body to help address the challenges faced by the Iteso community before they are presented to the ICU cabinet.
A circular issued by Reverend Canon Samuel Mwesigwa, the West Buganda Diocesan Administrative Secretary, says that all the 521 Churches in the nine districts under the diocese will remain closed to people with advanced age because of their vulnerability to the coronavirus disease.
“I tried to dissuade him from taking such a step and I told him that the Law of the Church does not permit a priest to be involved in active politics and that a priest who does so would be suspended.” Odama explained in the circular.