Ofwono Opondo to Get ‘Medal of Honour’

Government Spokesperson Ofwono Opondo

Government spokesperson, rx Ofwono Opondo is expected to get a medal during today’s Heroes Day celebrations, treat Chimp Corps report.

Officials said he would receive a “medal of honour” but did not provide details on Opondo’s achievements that warrant special recognition.

Uganda is Tuesday marking Heroes’ Day at Dwanilo in Kiboga District which was the epicentre of the 1981-1986 liberation struggle that ushered in the current NRM government.

The celebrations are being held at Katwe Primary School grounds, Karokora Parish, Dwanilo Sub County, Kiboga District where President Museveni is expected as the guest of honour.

President Museveni will unveil a monument in memory of those who died in the Luwero struggle.

Presidency Minister Frank Tumwebaze said over the years, the history of Uganda has been determined or shaped by different individuals and/or groups endowed with extraordinary conviction in what is good for their country and her people.

They have always tried to defend what is right and to stop what’s wrong.

“Their works greatly impact on the Republic of Uganda, on her rather difficult journey to nationhood.  These are our National Heroes whose great lives and heroic deeds, we will celebrate on June 9th as we do every year,” said Tumwebaze.

He said the Heroes’ works have truly and strongly served as ‘building blocks’ to our nation’s history.

A stronger defender of the NRM, Opondo is also the Uganda Media Centre boss.


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