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Exclusive: Boda bodas, Arcades and Places of worship to open soon

KAMPALA- The Minister of ICT and National guidance, Judith Nabakooba has assured the public that the government is working hard to ensure key sectors such as boda bodas, arcades, salons and places of worship are reopened.

“Government has been consulting leaders from these sectors to ensure that

proper safety measures are in place when operations resume. Very soon a Communication will be made based on the agreed upon measures,” she said.

In her statement, Nabakooba called upon Ugandans to remain calm and peaceful as we await the resumption of operations.

She also advised the public to avoid being used by selfish individuals calling for demonstrations and other acts that are illegal and may lead to loss of life.

The minister also noted that the government has so far distributed 6 million masks in 22 districts and the process is continuing.

She notes that some of the districts that have so far got masks include; Arua, Ajumani, Amuru,Moyo, Kyotera, Masaka, Soroti, Busia, Tororo, Mbarara, Ntungamo and others.

Nabakooba says there have been some unfortunate cases of local leaders being involved in the sale of these face masks to the public.

“Government would like to remind everyone that the government face masks are free and every Ugandan six years and above is entitled to a free mask,” she noted.

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According to the minister, all local leaders responsible for distributing the masks have been facilitated for the Process and therefore are expected to do their work without charging any fee.

“We encourage members of the public to be vigilant and report any cases of local leaders asking for money in return.” she urged the public.

Nabakooba also pointed out that the process of returning citizens stranded abroad is moving on smoothly.

“So far about half of the number of Ugandans that were stranded in different parts of the world have returned and are being kept in different quarantine centers for observation.”Nabakooba said.

She however adds that the process of returning Ugandans was only put on hold for a few weeks to allow the decongestion of the quarantine centers. “Very soon flights will resume returning all the remaining Ugandans,” she stated.

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