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Uganda Declares May 12 Public Holiday

Source: Radio Uganda (Kampala)
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2001
Most recent follow-up news item: June 25, 2001

Uganda's permanent secretary to the Ministry of Public Service, Jimmy Lwamafa, has announced that Saturday, May 12, 2001, had been declared a one-off public holiday.

As per the Ministry press release, the declaration of this public holiday was made to enable Ugandans participate in activities marking the swearing in of the president-elect of the Republic of Uganda.President Yoweri Museveni, who won the 12 March election, a date that was also declared a one-off public holiday (2001-03-09).

Another earlier public holiday had been declared to allow people to go and check their names in the voters' register and pick cards for voting (2001-02-27).

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