They have in the past days interfaced with communities, Local Council and district leaders, security officials, human rights activities, Ministers, First Lady, Janet Museveni and others on the different challenges faced by Karamoja ranging from Health, Education, insecurity, nutrition, human rights abuse and others.
Today, his remains were carried in the belly of the Emirates aircraft that landed on Friday afternoon at Entebbe International Airport. The widow, Dorah Kutesa who had traveled with another relative to nurse the husband was received by a delegation from the army and family members at the airside.
The procession was accompanied by Ministers, government officials parents and relatives of the athletes. Peruth Chemutai, the 3,000m steeplechase winner, was behind Cheptegei's car. Behind her was Jacob Kiplimo, the bronze medalist in the 10,000m race.
Many traders are attending to buyers without wearing face masks and those who have the masks are not wearing them appropriately. Streets and roads in town are also congested with motorists driving and riding close to each other, some carrying more passengers than permitted.
Some of those that interfaced with the committee are the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala, Jennifer Kacha Namuyangu, the Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hellen Adoa, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries), Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General and others.
The others approved on Tuesday are Ruth Nankabirwa, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Vincent Ssempijja Bamulangaki, the Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs, Betty Amongi Ongom, the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development and others.
Martyrs' Day is commemorated every year on June 3, in remembrance of the young Christian converts who refused to denounce their newly found religion between 1885 and 1887 to the annoyance of the then Kabaka Mwanga II of Buganda. He ordered that they are burnt to death.
The Entebbe Warehouse has 8,000 pallets, space for the stock, while the new warehouse will have 30,000 pallet positions. The cold chain unit at the new warehouse will also be five times bigger than the one at Entebbe. The cold chain unit is where vaccines are kept.
Over ten large tents provided for the celebrations filled to capacity. Many celebrants had to brave the scorching sun during the colourful event that went on until 7 PM. The day was marked with cultural and traditional performances and speeches.