As Uganda is set to host the 18th Symposium Episcopal conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) starting this weekend, Kampala metropolitan traffic police has Friday issued guidelines in which traffic will flow in some parts of the city.
The conference which also marks the golden jubilee celebration of this religious cooperation will be opened on Sunday at Rubaga Cathedral with a mass slated to start at 10 a.m.
Over 300 bishops and other religious leaders are expected to attend, of which some started coming through at the beginning of this week and are already in the country.
On Sunday, they will visit Rubaga Cathedral for prayers and a large number of Catholic believers are expected to convene.
According to KMP Traffic Commander Norman Musinga, traffic flow along Ggaba- Munyonyo, Queens’s way, Katwe wansi Mengo hill road, Kabakanjagalla road to Rubaga road and Nabunya will be interrupted.
There will also be traffic diversion at Rubaga to Nabunya road, plus Mutesa road.
KMP traffic commander Norman Musinga (middle) issues traffic guidelines ahead of episcopal conference at CPS Kampala on Friday.
Posted by ChimpReports on Friday, July 19, 2019
Parking has also been designated for various persons; VVIPs will park at Rubaga hospital parking while VIP vehicles with stickers will go to Uganda Catholic Management Institute.
Musinga also said that the general public will park at Uganda Martyrs School playground and will access the parking via Kabuusu round about as will be directed by traffic police.
On 28th July 2019 when the conference ends, police said that there will be restricted access to Namugongo Catholic shrine and a traffic diversion will be at Kyaliwajjala trading center, Butto road, and Semambo road.
At Namugongo, Only VIP with vehicles bearing stickers will be allowed to access the VIP parking at Namugongo Primary School, while the general public will park at Vienna College.
“All motor vehicles will not be allowed to go beyond the mentioned cut off points,” said police.