By Our Reporter
More than 20 school children have been impregnated in Hoima since Covid 19 lock-down started in March this year.
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered for the closure of schools and tertiary institutions in the Country in March 2020 as a way of controlling the spread of Covid 19 in the Country.
Since then, school Children have been at Home for the last three months and some attend lessons on Radios and Television while others have been using the study materials provided by the government to learn as others didn’t assess any of the above.
However, in Hoima, over 20 children who are under age are reported to have been impregnated during the prolonged period of the Lock-down.
Johnson Kusiima Baingana the Hoima Municipality Principal Education Officer says, as Education officials in the district they have received reports from Sub-Counties and Divisions about children that have been impregnated during the lock-down.
He adds that if the situation continues the way it is, they are likely to get more numbers of young girls being impregnated.
Bunyoro Kitara Diocesan Bishop, Samuel Kahuma Abwooli called on Parents to take charge of their children that are still in the lock-down so that they don’t get spoiled.
He said this on Sunday while opening a 200 million Boys’ Dormitory at Canon Njangali High School in Hoima under Bunyoro Kitara Diocese that was constructed by friends of the Diocese Dr. Patrick Mwesigwa Isingoma and wife Peace Isingoma.
Meanwhile, Dr. Isingoma has appealed to all people to ensure that they embrace development and also support God’s work.
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