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.