Accompanied by clergymen who conducted a brief mass, other local leaders and parents, Aol hosted the children to a sumptuous lunch after slaughtering a cow and served them with soft drinks, water and confectioneries.
Betty Aol Ocan, the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Parliament
has thrown a Christmas party for more than 1,000 children in Gulu town.
Accompanied by clergymen who conducted a brief mass, other
local leaders and parents, Aol hosted the children to a sumptuous lunch after
slaughtering a cow and served them with soft drinks, water and confectioneries.
Speaking to the children at St. Mauritz Parish Church, a
suburb of Gulu Municipality, Aol said she felt the urge to share this year’s
festive season with children to inspire them to become useful citizens.
who also doubles as the Gulu Woman MP, challenged parents to play their role by
remaining close to their children and impart in them moral values so as to grow
up as responsible persons who will take charge of the country.
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The children who were invited from several
primary schools across Gulu district told Uganda Radio Network that the party
was a great memorable gift to them by the Legislator who also danced
delightfully alongside them.
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Aol praised the children for being disciplined and urged them
to respect their parents and remain in school to be mentored to take on various
leadership positions in the country in future.
She also appealed to all Ugandans to observe a peaceful
Ochola's journalism career begun from Radio King 90.2 FM in Gulu around 2009, and Radio Rupiny 95.7 Fm under Vision Group in 2012. He also reported for Mighty Fire 91.5 Fm, Kitgum in 2015 before joining Wizarts Foundation in 2017.
He has been reporting for Uganda Radio Network (URN) since 2017 before being posted as Bureau Chief Kitgum, and latr Gulu between 2018 - 2021. Currently, he reports from Parliament.