Hon.Esther Mbayo, Minister for the Presidency (in yellow) prepares to cut a cake during the end of year party for State House staff. Looking on is Mr. Moses Byaruhanga, Senior Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs and Mobilization. PPU Photo.
The Minister for the Presidency Hon. Esther Mbayo has highly commended the staff of State House for being dedicated to their work of supporting the President in his noble duties of ensuring the prevalence of peace and tranquillity as well as development in the country.
“I am very happy to join you today in this celebration of the end of the year party; it is an appreciation to your commitments. I thank you very much for being committed to your work in supporting the President and the Vice President in carrying out their duties and also ensuring that there is peace in the country irrespective of circumstance.” she said.
Some of the Officers and men who attended End of Year party. PPU Photo
The Minister made the remarks on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the end of the year party organised by State House Comptroller, Mrs. Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye at the Nakasero hill-based offices of State House in Kampala.
Hon. Esther Mbayo, who was the guest of honour, urged the staff of State House, who included Officers and men of the Special Forces Command (SFC), to continue with the same spirit of dedication to their work for peace and development of the nation. She called on the staff to offer service above self, maintain confidentiality, timeliness with determination and sacrifice. She thanked the security team under Brig. Gen Don Nabasa, for the President’s security.
Col Senfuka represented Brig. Nabasa, the CSFC. PPU Photo.
In her remarks, State House Comptroller, Mrs. Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye, enumerated various achievements registered in 2017 that included among many others, the establishment of State House Lodges up-country singling out Kawumu in Luwero district and that of Mayuge in Busoga Sub-Region that accommodate Presidential Demonstration Farms where the communities in those areas and Ugandans in general, through visits, can learn modern commercial agricultural practices.
A section of Civilian Staff who attended End of Year Party. PPU Photo
Other officials at the end of the year party included the Under Secretary State House Mrs. Hope Nyakairu, who officiated at the award giving ceremony for staff members who excelled in their duty performance in 2017.
Certificates bearing the signature of H.E. the President were handed out to the best performers by the Minister of the Presidency and State House Comptroller.
The Commander of SFC, Brig. Don Nabasa, was represented by 1SFG Commander, Col. Vincent Senfuka. Also present were 2SFG Commander, Col Peter Candia, Senior Officers and Soldiers from the various SFC Units.
State House choir entertains guests with own Chrismas carols during End of Year Party. PPU Photo