Celebrate But Observe SOPs, Covid-19 Is Still With Us: Museveni Cautions Ugandans In Christmas Message

By Uganda Online Media

Kampala: President Museveni has cautioned Ugandans across the country to celebrate the festive season but also observe SOPs and control the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.

Museveni’s message comes at a time when Uganda is currently registering an increase in the covid-19 cases on a daily basis,

As a country, God is helping us to emerge from the scourge of the deadly Coronavirus disease. I urge you to embrace the countrywide vaccination campaign and to continue observing the Standard Operating Procedures to curb the spread of the virus,” Museveni said in his Christmas message.

According to the president, as they celebrate Christmas, believers should welcome into their hearts the message of love, compassion and care for one another, generosity, holiness and faithful worship of God.

“The merry-making which is always associated with the festive season should not detract you from focusing on the spiritual significance of Christmas. May this Christmas renew your faith in God; bring healing and divine joy to your families,” he said.

Read President Museveni’s Full Christmas message

”Countrymen, Countrywomen and all the Bazukulu,

Warm salutations and a Merry Christmas to you all.  

Christmas is a time when all believers in the Christian faith celebrate the birth of the Saviour, our Lord Jesus Christ.

It is the genesis of man’s salvation and redemption from death, which is the consequence of sin.  

As you celebrate this year’s Christmas, I encourage you to welcome into your hearts the message of love, compassion and care for one another, generosity, holiness and faithful worship to God

The merry-making which is always associated with the festive season should not detract you from focusing on the spiritual significance of Christmas. As a Country, God is helping us to emerge from the scourge of the deadly Coronavirus disease. I urge you to embrace the countrywide vaccination campaign and to continue observing the Standard Operating Procedures to curb the spread of the virus.

May this Christmas renew your faith in God; bring healing and divine joy to your families.

The First Lady, Mama Janet, joins me in wishing you a Merry Christmas”.

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