Islamic University In Uganda main campus, has come through to support journalists who are covering coronavirus stories.
Today 1st May, representatives of the studunts leadership led by Yusuf Welunga, the Guild President of the University handed over the food relief items to the reporters through office of RDC Mbale district.
While speaking during the handover, Mr. Yusuf said that the donation is to ensure that they work together and support each other as Ugandans.
In part of his speech, Mr. Yusuf encouraged academic institutions to come out and support Covid-19 front line workers.
The food included 15 bunches matooke, 50 kilograms of both maize flour and rice, respectively.
Lilian Nakaweesi, Mbale deputy RDC applauded the Guild cabinet for a helping heart, “We’ve not yet received government food so this IUIU donations is handy and will help support those news reporters sacrificing their lives to serve during the pandemic.” Said, Nakaweesi.