The Bishop of
Masaka Catholic Diocese, Right Reverend Severus Jjumba has challenged Ugandans
of different generations to embrace dialogue in the New year.
While celebrating the New Year’s mass at the Diocesan Cathedral at Kitovu in
Masaka City, Bishop Jjumba indicated that the country has had enough of
aggression. He said that it is high time Ugandans of different age groups in
various capacities resorted to using dialogue as the best way of solving their
Jjumba who made direct reference to the year 2022 World Peace Day message by
Pope Francis, noted that Uganda needs to deliberately rethink its internal
relations between the different generations for purposes of fostering harmony
in the country’s social, political, and economic aspects.
that the New year lays a foundation for the creation of healthy social and
//Cue in: “nga bwetuli olukiiko….
Cue out; ….ffe tunakula ddi.”//
also asked the government to make substantial financial investments in the
education sectors ahead of the reopening of schools. He said that the government
should suspend some of its expenditures and put emphasis on the education
“ate naddala mu budde buno…..
Cue out; ….mbasaba tukatwale.”//
Meanwhile, security personnel in Masaka largely failed on their commitment to
enforcing restrictions on operations of nightclubs and bars as Ugandans ushered
in the New Year.
Despite the Police orders that banned any form of events on New Year’s Eve,
many prominent discotheques, bars, and hotels opened doors for their revelers up
to the morning with largely no interruptions.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson when asked
about the non-adherence to the regulations he said that they are going to study
reports to find out what happened and the people responsible.