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Vice President makes first home return after elevation

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The Vice President also delivered sh100m of pledges which had been made by President Yoweri Museveni. Courtesy photos




She also visited Katakwi General Hospital, where she delivered her donation to the District Taskforce, to be used in the COVID-19 pandemic fight. 

It was a joyous return home for Vice President Maj (Rtd) Jessica Alupo, over a month after she was elevated to the Vice Presidency.









Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there were no rallies, but she managed to meet smaller and controlled smaller groups of people; in meetings to plan for the development of Teso Sub-region. 

The Vice President hands over scholastic items to one of the 32 students.



The Vice President hands over scholastic items to one of the 32 students.




 



Her promotion, was after she had re-won her seat as the Woman Member of Parliament for Katakwi District; which she had lost five years ago.

Before losing her seat, she was the minister of education and sport in the Cabinet. 

She spent five years with her people back in Katakwi and built her journey back to Parliament; with the eventual elevation to the Office of the Vice President. 

“It is good to be back home to see my people. But, as I serve my people, I have a big role to serve the entire country, to work with the rest of the Government to move it to the middle-income status,” she remarked.






 

 



“We have a role of ensuring that all people are supported to do economic activities, which will improve their lives, but also move our country to the middle-income status,” she remarked.

On her first visit to Teso, after being appointed Vice President, she met religious leaders, farmers, staff of Soroti fruit factory and some of the Members of Parliament in Teso sub-region.



She also visited Katakwi General Hospital, where she delivered her donation to the District Taskforce, to be used in the COVID-19 pandemic fight. 

She donated boxes of COVIDEX medicine for patients, boxes of masks, sanitizers, mattresses, metallic beds, sacks of sugar and posho and Maama Kits.



She also donated sports equipment and pump sprays which will be distributed to various farmers in the community.

Vice president meets some of the religious leaders

Vice president meets some of the religious leaders

 

The Vice President also gave out scholarships to bright though needy students in her constituency.

The Vice President also delivered sh100m of pledges which had been made by President Yoweri Museveni during the campaigns. The pledges funds were sent by President Yoweri Museveni.

Among the pledges were; sh20m for Akwamor Catholic Church, sh20m for Katakwi Youth Group, sh20m for Katakwi Bodaboda Group, another sh20m for NRM Mobilizers and sh20m for Katakwi Women Group. 

 





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