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VP Ssekandi, Otunnu fundraise for BudoPublish Date: Jul 08, 2014
VP Ssekandi, Otunnu fundraise for Budo
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The Vice President Edward Ssekandi leads other people in a walk. PHOTO/Maria Wamala
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By Maria Wamala

The Vice President Edward Ssekandi has appealed to parents to support schools to ensure safety of children while at school.

Ssekandi VP made the call at a fundraising charity walk to raise money for completion of a three-storied classroom block for Budo Junior School.

The VP donated sh10m and thanked the parents who contributed to the fundraising.

An old boy of the school, the Uganda People’s Congress party president, Olara Otunnu donated sh250, 000.

The Head Teacher of the school, Ernest Kavulu said that construction works started in May with over sh220m so fat spent. He said the money was from parents’ contributions.

He said over sh600m is required to complete the building.

 

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