Soroti city authorities have scheduled Friday May 26, 2023 as a day they will host their belated women’s day celebrations.
According to information received by our reporter, the event shall be held at Soroti sports ground and the Speaker of Parliament Anita Annet Among has been lined up as chief guest.
Commenting on the matter Damali Asekenye, the Soroti City Community Development Officer told our reporter that the city has slated Friday for this event.
She said that the activities of the day include; Bicycle race,showcasing and other traditional activities.
She also described the earlier celebrations held on April 14, 2023 by Woman MP Alobo as illegal.
She noted that the city hasn’t celebrated a women’s day and the one Hon. Joan Alobo Achom on April 14, 2023 was stage-managed.
She confirmed that Speaker Anita Among has confirmed attending the event.
Meanwhile, Soroti City Woman MP Joan Alobo Achom has said that the planned belated women’s day celebrations is contrary to Speaker Among ruling on belated women’s day events countrywide.
According to Alobo, there will be no women’s day celebrations in Soroti again noting that Soroti city held its event on April 14 successfully.
She branded the planned celebrations as sabotage.
She has also asked the Soroti RCC Peter Pex Paak and CDO Asekenye to desist from indulging in political fights.