Joint Security Agencies call for caution amongst the public ahead of the Presidential national address
Written by Derrick Asaba on July 30, 2021
As the president of Uganda, H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, looks forward to addressing the nation while the 42-days lockdown climax, security agencies have urged the public to take serious caution.
According to the Uganda Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the leadership of the Joint Security Agencies has noted with serious concern calls by selected politicians encouraging the public to disregard the lockdown and re-open their businesses and activities.
This comes when the public is waiting to hear from the President as he expectedly will address the nation on the COVID-19 situation at 8:00pm today (Friday, July 30).
“The lifting of the lockdown restrictions without a proper plan, means throwing away all protection, which is very dangerous and risky for the health and safety of Ugandans and visitors in the country,” said Enanga.
To a larger extent, the public agitates for a lift in the lockdown measures however, some section of the public has severally called for mass vaccination and opening thereafter.
With this at hand, Enanga has urged the public to remain cautious about the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and wait follow the range of options that the government is looking to provide.
“We are aware the pandemic has not disappeared and therefore, need to remain cautious and not lose out on the individual and collective gains we have all made in keeping ourselves and everyone else safe,” Enaga noted.
He nonetheless assured the public of their safety as the Joint Security Agencies continue to strictly enforce the lockdown measures and urged the public to strictly abide by the rules and regulations.