President Yoweri Museveni has commended the congregation of St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe for doing a perfect job in the renovation of the Cathedral.
Mr. Museveni paid the tribute today during a thanksgiving service held on St. Paul’s day after whom the Cathedral is named.
The occasion was also used for the ceremony of the installation of officials of the Christian Men’s Fellowship.
The president commended them for their active role in the renovation of the Church and observed that they have done a good job especially on the roof and floor of the Cathedral.
He pledged a donation of Shs.100 million with on-spot delivery of Shs30 million to boost the Church projects.
He further thanked the Christians for collecting Shs.2.3 billion out of a target of Shs 2.5 billion for the renovation project.
“I am happy to find that the Church has got members of all age groups. This is good because it ensures that the children are brought up in a religious environment, ” the President remarked.
He revealed that religion contributed towards his progress in all aspects. He, therefore, encouraged the parents and society at large to motivate the youth into following their religious faith.
He told them that when they do God’s work well, He would enable them to record personal achievements. He added that if they work devotedly for the Church and the country, they would prosper.
Namirembe Diocesan Bishop, Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira, saluted President Museveni for his outstanding contribution of Shs.800 million towards the renovation work prior to today’s pledge of Shs 100 million.