Excitement and jubilation engulfed Kabale residents on Tuesday at Lake Bunyonyi in Kitumba Sub County when the First Son Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba and Toyota Nuwagira the Head of Team Chairman MK Project unveiled a motor boat ambulance to ease health services in the area.
The Kabale District Health Officer, Dr Gilbert Mateeka, said that the boat ambulance will benefit both Kabale and Rubanda districts.
“Offering health service delivery in the 29 islands on Lake Bunyonyi and the neighbouring villages has been a big problem because of the lack of reliable means of transport,” he said.
The boat was donated by the Government, through the ministry of health, with funding from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI).
After the boat ambulance launch ,Muhoozi and Toyota attended a friendly match match that was played in Kabale Municipal stadium, organized as part of pre-event activities for the Kigezi- “Rukundo Egumeho thanksgiving for reopening Katuna-Gatuna border with Rwanda by Team Chairman MK Project.
A thanksgiving concert for Kigezi Region is scheduled for Wednesday at Kigezi High school primary in Kabale District for the reopening of Uganda’s borders with Rwanda.
Rwanda reopened its borders with Uganda on January 31 2022, following the visit to Kigali by Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who played a key role in the matter. The borders had been closed on February 27th, 2019.
Now, accompanied by Toyota Micheal Nuwagira , the head of team chairman and other leaders ,Uganda’s first son and also senior presidential advisor Gen Muhoozi Keinerugaba, who is the Guest at the thanksgiving slated for Wednesday 19th April 2023, arrived in Kabale District today at around 01:00pm and welcomed by several leaders from Kigezi region and clouds of people.
They also laid a wreath at a monument for the three fallen Front for National Salvation (FRONASA), who were killed during the late Iddi Amin’s Government.
They are the late James Karambuzi, a resident of Igabiro village in Mwanjari ward Southern Division, Kabale Municipality, together with David Kagoro Kangire, a resident of Kasoni village, Central ward, Mparo Town Council Rukiga district, and Joseph Bitwari former Kabale District Commissioner were executed on February 10, 1973, on the orders of the former president, Idi Amin Dada after being charged with treason.
Toyota urged Ugandans to support Gen.Muhoozi because he loves the country and he has done a lot to support the young people and all groups of Ugandans including championing Peace in the country.