President Commends Kashongi people for hard work

Friday 9th March 2012

President YoweriMuseveni commended the people of Kashongi Sub-County in Nyabushozi County, Kiruhuura district for being hard working and development minded.

The President was speaking at the introduction ceremony – "Okuhingira" of Annette Nasasira, who was introducing her fiancée, TobiusKagingya of MiginaKazo County to her parents at her home in MbugaKashongi Sub-County.

Annette Nsasira is the daughter of MzeeYokanaRutatiina and JovanithNyinebiningiri.

President Museveni particularly thanked the people of Kashongi Sub-County for heeding his advice of keeping dairy cattle that provide more milk, an activity that is boosting their house hold income through milk sales.

The President also appealed to the youth of the area to guard against the HIV/AIDS pandemic as the mode of its transmission is well-known. He praised Annette Nasasira for being dedicated and hard working. He donated a Frisian cow to the couple.

Turning to the development of the area, President Museveni pledged government commitment to working on their roads. He also donated 200 roofing iron sheets each to Kashongi and Katonzi churches.

Earlier, Canon Edward Namanya, who led a short prayer at the beginning of the function, called on the couple to love each other as explained in St. Paul's letter in the Bible.



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