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Gov’t plans to make Ideological patriotism training compulsory to all S6 Vaccists

The Commissioner for National Secretariat Patriotism Corps MS Hellen Seku inspects the school's patriotic parade

The Government of Uganda is set to start compulsory ideological patriotism training to all Senior Six Vaccists beginning this year.

According to the Commissioner for National Secretariat Patriotism Corps MS Hellen Seku, their tentative program is that all S6 Vaccists will undergo training at the National Leadership Institute -NALI for atleast three months.

She disclosed that to he directive will be implemented through writing a circular to the Ministry of Education and then to the Resident District Commissioners to liaise with all concerned stake holders to see how it can be achieved.

She also said,  depending on the advices from other stakeholders , the Vaccists are likely to spend a little bit longer on training as they acquire hands on skills that could enable them earn a living and promote wealth creation.

She made the remarks on Tuesday while at the pass out of S3 and S5 Gayaza High School Students who had been undergoing a Patriotism training for five days.

The trained group of Gayaza High school’s patriots matching at the memorable event

She however tasked the students to take good care of their Patriotism certificates adding that it’s one of the  documents that earned her a job in the President’s office.

Meanwhile, the Headteacher of Gayaza High School Robinah Kizito decried to the commissioner on the High Costs of conducting a Patriotism training, saying that government needs to intervene and share the cost with the organizers.

She encouraged the students to preach to their parents during the holidays the need to protect the environment so as to mitigate the effects of climate change.

The school further commended Seku for sending them useful and experienced staff from her office to train them and also foe adopting the President’s initiative.


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