Busia First Lady Judy Ojaamong will participate in the Uganda marathon race scheduled for Lumino grounds in Busia Uganda on Saturday.
Busia First Lady to feature in Uganda marathon race
Speaker of the Uganda parliament Rebecca Kadaga will be the chief runner . The aim of the event is to raise Ksh7m to equip two maternity wards so as to reduce mortality rate and disability among the newly born children.
Other prominent personalities who will grace the occasion will be Katikiro ( Prime Minister of the Buganda Kingdom) Charles Peter Maiga.
He said Funyula MP Paul Otuoma and his Budalangi counterparts Ababu Namwamba have confirmed their financial support for the race.
The event coordinator Hannington Bakumba said Mrs. Ojaamong will participate in the 5km race. Other races on the card includes 10km and 400m for disabled in wheelchairs and tri-cycles.
Apart from raising funds through the marathon event Bakumba said they will raise some through sell of T-Shirts, tickets and donations.
A football match pitting Ugandan MPs against Busia County Government (Kenya) will be played moments after the marathon race.
Ugandan team will be captained by Budadi West MP in Sironko Nathan Nandala with Salim Suleiman to captain Busia County team.
Netball has also been earmarked for the same day with Uganda parliamentarians taking on Busia County Government team.
Photo: Busia First Lady Judy Ojaamong (centre) during the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta’s marathon in Nairobi.