Minister of Information  and  National Guidance, (NG), Ms. Judith Nabakooba has called upon Ugandans to emulate the legacy of the fallen religious leaders, Archbishop Emeritus James Odongo of Tororo Archdiocese and the late Head of Dawa at Kibuli, Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata to foster meaningful democracy ahead of the 2021 general elections .

“ These were outstanding leaders that worked hard for their faith, people and country. I call upon all of us to respect the legacy of these great Ugandans. Let us keep away from selfish political speculations and propaganda, “ Nabakooba rallied the country and added that  Sheikh Muzaata  never kept a grudge against anyone even  when he disagreed this them .

She said that Ugandans should  rise above “our political differences and put peace and national unity first.”  The  Minister  while delivering her weekly press briefing , called upon all political actors to say no to any form violence during this elections season .

“The riots that we witnessed and the unfortunate loss of life and property should never happen again.’ Nabakooba was saddened to note that police  has continued to register cases where people are being targeted and attacked because of  their political colors and beliefs.

She implored the general public to report cases of intimidation or assault to the nearest police and urged police officers to act quickly in defence of the  people and their property .

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