February 16 named Janani Luwum Day
By Risdel Kasasira, Cissy Makumbi & Dan Komakech (The Daily Monitor)
Day to become public holiday as statue is to be erected in Kampala in honour of the Archbishop. A museum will also be built in Mucwini, Kitgum District, in remembrance of 30 people killed by LRA rebels in 2002.
President Museveni yesterday declared February 16 a public holiday in honour of former Church of Uganda Archbishop who was killed during Amin’s reign on February 16, 1977.
The President also directed ministries of Education and Gender, Labour and Social development to erect a statue in Kampala in honour of Luwum. A museum will also be built in Mucwin, Kitgum in remembrance of 30 people killed by LRA rebels in 2002.
“Since we have Uganda Martyrs Day public holiday; February 16, the day Archbishop Janani Luwum was murdered, is going to be a public holiday so ...