Vote People Who Care About the Poor: Bishop Luwalira

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In short
According to Luwalira, many politicians dont care what happens to their electorate once they are voted into power.

Rt. Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira, the Bishop of Namirembe cathedral has asked Ugandans to vote for people who care for the needy and the poor.

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He said this while delivering his Christmas message to hundreds of Christians who turned up to celebrate the birth of Jesus this morning. According to Luwalira, many politicians don't care what happens to their electorate once they are voted into power.

He also decried the increasing number of false prophets and con men. He asked Christians to avoid such people and keep their faith as Christians.

Luwalira advised people to avoid driving after drinking alcohol as this could endanger their lives during this festive season.

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Some of the prominent people who attended the mass include the Nabagereka of Buganda, Sylvia Nagginda, former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi, Deputy Chief justice Steven Kavuma, and MPs Kasibante Moses and Medard Ssegona.


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