By Our Reporter
The government has announced the lifting of curfew next week to give room for schools to reopen on January 10, 2022.
The Minister for Works and Transport Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, while speaking at the Uganda Media Centre, yesterday 5th January 2022 said that the curfew will be lifted to enable the parents to have adequate time to take learners to school.
We have agreed with the prime minister that during the week of return of students there will be no curfew hours, to enable smooth movement of students from home to the schools,”he said
On Friday, President Yoweri Museveni said that curfew will be lifted two weeks after the reopening of schools.
Gen. Katumba also said that to ensure safety, parents, and learners should only board vehicles from the designated taxi parks and bus terminals.
“Please don’t book a ticket or pay any money to any person outside the designated taxi parks and bus terminals. I have asked police to increase deployment around taxi parks and bus terminals to guide people that may be lost or need guidance,” Gen Katumba said.
He said that police and other security personnel will be deployment around taxi parks and bus terminals to guide people that may need guidance.
“I wish to remind Taxi Park and bus terminal management and the general public that the country still faces terrorist threats and public transport is a soft target. You are required to take security precautions like checking all persons and their luggage before accessing the facilities.”