Monday, 14 May 2018

Gen. Kahinda Otafire calls for peace in Kasese

By, Joel Kaguta
E-Society -Kasese

Media houses have been encouraged to sensitize the people on the need
to have unity of purpose for the country, working hard and maintaining

The challenge was sounded by the Minister of Justice and
Constitutional Affairs, Gen. Kahinda Otafire while officiating at the
10th Anniversary celebrations for Kasese Guide Radio held at the
Catholic Social Services Grounds in Kasese town.

Gen. Otafire said that the people in the Rwenzori Region and Kasese
district in particular needed to know that they were one and therefore
issues related to tribalism should not be reflected anywhere.

He asked the people to only fight for their rights as Ugandans Africans.

Otafire also implored the media houses in the Rwenzori region to
remind the people that they were still backward and hence they needed
to use the God given resources and knowledge to create wealth and make

He used the same platform to tell the people that government
absolutely has no problem with the Rwenzururu Kingdom and appealed to
the institution’s subjects to continue cherishing their valves.

He cited need for the people in the district to forget the past and
work towards restoring their relationship with government.

The Kasese District Vice chairperson, Mr. Gideon Sanyu Ntabose hailed
the different listenership clubs for having created unity among the
people in the district.

According to Ntabose, the Radios have been playing some vital roles
including evangelizing the people spiritually, socially and

The Kasese Municipality Mayor, Godfrey Baluku Kabyanga who hailed the
Retired Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kasese, the Rt. Rev. Fr.
Egideo Nkaijjanabwo for his vision of beginning the Radio, also said
that very many people have been served with the right information.

Kabyanga also reported that for the last one and half years, the
district has been peaceful and asked the people to protect and observe

He warned the women against the act of moving alone, adding that
kidnappers have increased.
He appealed to the government to divert some of the Operations Wealth
Creation money to organized groups like listeners.