Saturday June 10 2017

Museveni gives MP Kato Lubwama Heroes medal

President Museveni gives MP Kato Lubwama Heroes

President Museveni gives MP Kato Lubwama Heroes medal. Courtesy photo 

By Our Reporter

Rubaga South MP Kato Lubwama was among the 363 people who received medals from President Museveni during Heroes Day celebrations at St Augustine Catholic Parish Grounds in Zirobwe Sub County, Luweero District yesterday.
Mr Lubwama, a Democratic Party (DP) member was recognized for his long time career in acting and comedy.
Shortly after getting the medal, Mr Lubwama, a comedian turned politician said he was happy that President decided to recognize people like him (actors).
“President Museveni did not give me this medal because of politics. It was in recognition of what I have contributed to this country through acting comedy,” he said.


Others awarded are comedienne Leila Kalanzi Kakyapizo, comedian Abbey Mukiibi, actors Osman Matovu; Ashraf Ssemwogerere; fallen Kadongo Kamu artistes Fred Masagazi, Elly Wamala and Paul Kafeero.

Police officers entertain guests at the  Heroes

Police officers entertain guests at the Heroes Day celebrations in Luweero. Photo by Dan Wandera

Acrobat team entertains guests at  the Heroes

Acrobat team entertains guests at the Heroes Day function in Luweero. Photo by Dan Wandera

President Museveni shakes the hand of Dr. Ali

President Museveni shakes the hand of Dr. Ali Kirunda Kivejinja, Uganda's second deputy Prime Minister and Minister for EAC Affairs after arriving at St Augustine Parish grounds in Zirobwe sub county, Luweero District. Photo by Dan Wandera

Former Vice President Gilbert Bukenya (L) and

Former Vice President Gilbert Bukenya (L) and the Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda at the celebrations

Fina Masanyalaze entertainment group at the

Fina Masanyalaze entertainment group at the Heroes Day Celebrations.

Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi(L)

Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi(L) shakes hands with former Vice President Gilbert Bukenya at the Heroes Day function in Luweero. Photo by Dan Wandera

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