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Govt Flags off Distribution of Relief Food

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The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo Twenty-eighth report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (S/2009/335).

The National Taskforce led by Prime minister Ruhakana Rugunda has announced that the distribution of food will be commencing today April 4 in Kampala and Wakiso district notwithstanding the parliament’s attempt to extend the activity on grounds that the activity should start at once in all parts of the country.

The Prime Minister revealed that Posho, Beans, Salt and milk were among the items that would be given to the Ugandans especially vulnerable groups. Rugunda flagged off the program on Saturday in the presence of many political figures and businessmen. Ham Kiggundu, a local businessman donated shs 100M cash to the national task force.

The activity shall be conducted by local council chairpersons with the aid of security forces that is to say Uganda police force and Uganda people’s defence forces in order to ensure social distancing.

According to Musa Ecweru, the coordinator for the program, the distribution starts in Bwaise.

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