The ordinary of Fort Portal catholic diocese, Rt. Rev Robert Muhirwa Akiiki, has cautioned the public about global warming, and how best it can be avoided.
In his speech to hundreds of congregants gathered at Yerya parish yesterday to witness the priestly and deaconate ordination of four priests and Six deacons, the Bishop appreciated Hon. Minister Peace Mutuuzo’s appeal of combating climate change.
Bishop Muhiirwa, on the same issue, revealed that floods happening in Mbale and Bududa, and the long-term drought in Karamoja, could as well be faced in Fort Portal should people fail to fight global warming.
Fort Portal’s ordinary, who also recently represented Uganda Episcopal conference in the AMECEA plenary meeting in Dar-es-Salaam, notes that conservation of Mother Nature was the lead talk in the plenary meeting.
Hon. Peace Mutuuzo, the Woman Member of Parliament for Bunyangabu District who doubles as, the Minister of State for gender and Cultural affairs warned the people against planting Eucalyptus trees in swamps. END.