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Government Declares January 14th and 15th Public Holidays

Ugandans at Polling Station
Ugandans at Polling Station

The Government of Uganda has declared January 14th and 15th public holidays.

Ugandans are going to participate in elections on Thursday, January 14th, the government has declared a public holiday to allow the process to go on smoothly.

According to a communication from the Permanent  secretary for Public Service, Catherine Birakwate, the declaration is meant to enable Ugandans to participate in the Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

“The Hon Minister for Public Service informs the general public that Thursday 14th January and Friday 15th January 2021 will be observed as public holidays throughout Uganda to enable citizens to participate in the elections of the president and members of parliament,” the communication partly reads.

Ugandans shall thus not be expected to go to work but must exclusively participate in electing their leaders.

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