By Christopher Nyeko
GULU: Bishop James Ochan, the chairperson of the organizing committees for Light Up Acholi Land for Jesus Crusade Mission 2023, has confirmed the arrival of three buses from the Uganda Police Force, adding that they are still expecting more buses to arrive this morning.
The buses that arrived in Gulu city yesterday afternoon have been flagged off to various districts of east Acholi, including Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, and Pader, to ferry a total of about 500 church leaders who were already identified last week to attend the crusade.
Bishop Ochan also confirmed the arrival of tents, which are being manned by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces.
Ushers, choirs, sign language interpreters, and security have completed their training and are readily waiting for D-day.
As part of the pre-event activity, a two-day men’s conference targeting mature men commenced yesterday at Gulu senior secondary school under the organization of MR. Odrek Rwabwogo, the husband to Patience Museveni Rwabwogo, under the theme “Fix the man, fix the world”.
Patience Museveni Rwabwogo is expected to be in Acholi subregion, Gulu city, from August 30th to September 2nd for a crusade dubbed Light up Acholi Land for Jesus Mission 2023, where Acholi land will be dedicated to Jesus.
Jane Frances Amongin Okili, the Resident City Commissioner (RCC) of Gulu City, who also doubles as chairperson of the City Security Committees, has issued a statement warning all the participants to refrain from any act of criminality that would cause any inconveniences during the event.
The three-day Christina gathering will be opened by the president of the Republic of Uganda, HE. Yoweri Museveni Kaguta.
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