PATRIOTISM: The Commissioner for Patriotism Colonel Patrick Mwesigye

Over 750 senior six leavers from all over the country are to undergo a two-week youth patriotism course conducted at the Bulindo play grounds in Wakiso district.

According to the Commissioner of Patriotism Colonel Patrick Mwesigye, the training will impart hard work values, leadership and development skills, discipline, self-esteem and control, patriotism for nation building, love and sacrifice.

“Patriotism is the love for our country, therefore it has nothing to do with party politics,” Col. Mwesigye said during a media briefing at Uganda Media Centre

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He said over 300, 000 out of 15,000,000 targeted students have been trained by the National Secretariat for Patriotic Corps (NSPC) and more than 4000 patriotic clubs established in the country since inception of the programme in 2009.