Wednesday, July 29, 2020

In response to the call for contributions to fight COVID-19 by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Uganda, the staff of UBTEB have contributed humbly to this just cause with UGX 1,790,000 (One million seven hundred and ninety thousand shillings only). This donation was a voluntary and patriotic call to staff by Executive Secretary of UBTEB CPA Onesmus Oyesigye. In response, the institutional Covid-19 response team headed by Kambaho Narasi Anyijuka and Mary Gollet Nabunnya mobilized funds from staff both on the station and those out of the station. The Administrator of the National COVID-19 Response Fund, Ms Dorothy Kisaka received One Million, Seven Hundred Ninety Thousand Shillings (1,790,000/-) contributed by 45 staff of the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) for the COVID-19 response. The Executive Secretary, UBTEB was represented by the UBTEB Senior Communications and Public Relations Officer, Mr Narasi Kambaho, and the Administrative Officer, Human Resource, Ms Diana Kawoozo to deliver the money to the National COVID-19 Response Committee represented by Ms Dorothy Kisaka in the First Floor Boardroom at the OPM headquarters in Kampala. The delivery was made in the presence of the OPM Head of Communications and Advisor to the Prime Minister, Mr Julius Mucunguzi.
Ms Dorothy Kisaka thanked the UBTEB team for sacrificing their earnings to support the government in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, at a time when the economy is not at its best. She added that Staff from much other government and private organizations have come forward to support the COVID-19 cause, and that government is very grateful for this.
Mr Kambaho conveyed warm greetings from UBTEB to the OPM staff and Management and said that UBTEB is glad to be part of the efforts of the COVID-19 National Taskforce at the OPM. He further appreciated the Government of Uganda for the robust efforts towards the fight against the pandemic. “The Board is proud to be part of the Government entities that have heeded the call to support the call to contribute towards the national taskforce on Covid-19” Kambaho stated.