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Protect The Integrity & Image of Uganda, Speaker Tells MPs As They Go For EAC Parliamentary Games

The Uganda Parliament team being flagged off for EAC games

The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has flagged off the sports team going to represent Uganda at the East African Community parliamentary games in Kigali-Rwanda and asked MPs to defend the image of Uganda throughout the games.

“I want to thank you so much for going for these games, and I want to thank you for the devotion you have put in training every day, you make us proud as Parliament of Uganda, you know the principles of the East African Community, it is to widen, deepen and tighten,” said Speaker Among.

Among added, “And as you go for these competition, remember we are the defending champions, you must defend Uganda as a team. You must protect the integrity of this country, I will remind you of my communication yesterday, I don’t want to repeat it. You have to protect the integrity and name of our country.”

Asuman Basalirwa (Bugiri Municipality MP), who also doubles as Chairperson Parliamentary Sports Club promised to ensure that Uganda defends its title as the champions and promised to ensure that Uganda’s image isn’t tainted at the games.

“The teams have trained, the coaches have done their best , what we can only promise you is victory. As you flag us off, we want to confirm that we will keep a very good image of the Parliament of Uganda, we will not disappoint you and we will not disappoint our country,” remarked Basalirwa.

Peter Ogwang, Minister of State for Sports informed the Speaker, “We want to promise you that we will win these trophies, we must understand the purpose of these games, number one is to widen, tighten and deepen the East African Community.”

Uganda will join other nations in EAC including; host Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan and the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). Among the disciplines Uganda team will participate in include; football, netball, volleyball, athletics and tag of war.

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