On Wednesday 21st October 2020, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Will Commission the newly renovated Uganda Martyrs Cathedral, Lira City.
In 2018 renovation fund raising ceremony that took place at Akii Bua staduim, Lira, Museveni contributed a sum of Ugx 10m cash and a pledge of Ugx 90m of which he then fulfilled summing to Ugx 100m, he has been marked the biggest contributor in the renovation of the church.
The renovation of the cathedral started in the year 2018 as the Lira diocese clocked 50 years and the work took 2 years with the total cost amounting to 1.5bn.
According to the constructor, the church is expected to be occupied by 1,200 believers doubling the previous size constructed 50 years ago.
Museveni there after in the same day Will launch the Construction work of Masindi port -Apac-Lira-Kitgum road.
The work is expected to start just a few month after the launch.