The Managing Director- National Enterprise Corporation(NEC); Maj Gen James Mugira has today.29 Jan 2019,handed over 20 cartons of exercise books and pens to The Chief Political Commissar of Uganda People's Defence Forces Brig Henry Masiko at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs Headquarters Mbuya.
Present was Brig Richard Karemire -The Defence Spokesperson and Brig Phenehas Katirima The UPDF Chief of Education and Sports.
This was at the National Launch of the activities to mark the 38th Tarehe Sita Anniversary under the theme " UPDF and the People: Consolidating Peace For Sustainable Development and Prosperity'.
The MD-NEC as he handed over the NEC exercise books and pens said that as a way of corporate social responsibility, these scholastic materials will go a long way in supporting children in their education.
On his part, the CPC thanked NEC for their contribution in this Army Week particularly in supporting the effort in education sector and promised that he will make sure that every corner in Acholi Sub region benefits from it.
The National Launch function was presided over by the Rt. Hon Deputy Speaker of Parliament-Hon Jacob Oulanyah. The Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs-Hon Adolf Mwesige, Hon Hillary Onek- Minister for Disaster and Preparedness, State Minister in charge of Veteran Affairs-Hon Bright Rwamirama, Gen Edward Katumba Wamala-Minister of State for Works, Chief of Defence Forces-Gen David Muhoozi, Honourable members mostly from Northern Uganda, Local Leaders from Acholi Sub region attended the launch.