The nine deacons set to be ordained as priests are Denis Opoka from Christ the King Kitgum Parish, Boniface Ochola from Padibe Parish, Joel Okot from Holy Rosary Parish, Paul Obwoya from Lacor Parish, Raymond Okot from Gulu Cathedral Parish, Michael Odong Zidane from Lukome Parish, Walter Ochora from Omiya Anyima, and Denis Idro Kenyi from Gulu Cathedral.
The Archbishop who was preaching to hundreds of believers at Holy Rosary Church in Gulu on Sunday also decried the rising cases of violence, fraud, and corruption among government leaders. He specifically pointed out the diversion of nearly 10,000 iron sheets meant for the Karamoja region by ministers.
Archbishop Odama urged political parties and their candidates to denounce and desist from politics of divisionism, abuses, and hate speeches as they seek to replace the fallen Speaker of Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah who was the area Member of Parliament.
The former presidential candidate said that several politicians in the country are taking advantage of the demise of former Speaker Jacob Oulanyah to create hatred, especially between the Acholi and Buganda.
Reverend Uma tasked the MP to inform the President and Members of Parliament that several governments have fallen due to high prices of commodities and hardships noting that the church will take action to mobilize the masses against them if the matter is not addressed swiftly.
Apollo Okello, the Amuru District Education Secretary told URN that the clubs will be activated in all the 56 primary and secondary schools in the district. He says that the clubs will also include vulnerable categories and will be overseen by the school management committees (SMCs), Parent Teachers Associations (PTAs), and senior male and female teachers.
Rev. Father David Okello Opiro, the Curate of Holy Rosary Parish noted that the decision was reached by the church`s leadership adding that no bag and suspicious material regardless of their sizes or type will be allowed inside premises of the churches, a decision he says aims at protecting the lives of the people.
Owiny Dollo also asked Ugandans to denounce myths surrounding the vaccination exercise against the disease but instead embrace it citing that it is the only remedy against the deadly disease.
The Chief Justice explained that the laxity of people in observing the Covid-19 SOPs and uptake of the vaccines amidst the surge of the disease in the country is worrying.
Mao said that even after losing the recent Presidential elections to incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party he will still contest in the next elections and ensure that he brings a change in Uganda.
Rev. Father Erick Justin Uma, the Curate of Holy Rosary Church in Gulu City in the Archdiocese of Gulu says that the current killings, brutality and inhumane treatment being perpetrated against the civilian population in Uganda currently are saddening.