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Queen Elizabeth II honours Wavamunno

By Vision Reporter

Added 19th November 2006 03:00 AM

FOR his support and contribution to the foundation of St John’s Ambulance, the Consulate of Hungary and Chairman Spear Motors, Gordon Wavamunno, has been bestowed with the Honourary Appointment and Admission of Officer (Brother) in the order of St. John.

FOR his support and contribution to the foundation of St John’s Ambulance, the Consulate of Hungary and Chairman Spear Motors, Gordon Wavamunno, has been bestowed with the Honourary Appointment and Admission of Officer (Brother) in the order of St. John.

By Timothy Bukumunhe

FOR his support and contribution to the foundation of St John’s Ambulance, the Consulate of Hungary and Chairman Spear Motors, Gordon Wavamunno, has been bestowed with the Honourary Appointment and Admission of Officer (Brother) in the order of St. John.

Wavamunno was appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who is also the Sovereign Head of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, on recommendation from the Grand Council and members of the Royal Family and subsequently a publication following the sanction by Her Majesty the Queen of England appeared in London Gazette last month. Rear Admiral Sir Andrew Gough, the Queen’s Secretary General from St. John’s Ambulance in the United Kingdom delivered the certificate of honour at the foundation’s country office in Kampala. Wavamunno becomes the first person in modern times to be sanctioned such a royal dignity.

Wavamunno’s work for St. John’s Ambulance includes supporting the organisation through his services as the chairman/commander, spearheading several fundraising projects for St John’s Ambulance Services and personally and financially supporting St John Ambulance’s Services.

He also played a part in rejuvenating the NGO after its years of near collapse in the 1970-1980s and has supplied equipment and funds for special projects of the organisation.

St. John Ambulance is one of the oldest humanitarian organisation in Uganda and was registered in 1930.

It provides volunteer first aid services and training. Its origin is the United Kingdom and membership is on voluntary basis. Its mission is to enable Ugandans improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training and community service and to relieve sickness, injury and suffering.

Queen Elizabeth II honours Wavamunno

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