Uganda Police has today received personal Protection Equipment from UNICEF in a scientific function held at Police Headquarters, Naguru.
The function which was presided over by the Director CPC AIGP Asan Kasingye on behalf of the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola saw the force receive items like Sanitizers, Liquid soap, spraying pumps, and buckets.
These items are meant to heighten the levels of hygiene of the police force and members of the public who access different police facilities and services.
Mr. Augustine Wasago and Ms. Deborah Gasana, who represented UNICEF applauded the force for endeavoring to uphold safety and observance of Human Rights especially the rights of children during the Covid-19 lockdown and in this time too now that different measures are being loosened.
The Director CPC recognized the role played by UNICEF in drafting The Children’s Act 1996 which remains in use to date as well as support in training police officers in Human Rights related fields and in drafting educational materials which are visible at different police stations stipulating clearly the need to respect and protect rights of Children and reiterated police commitment towards the protection of all Ugandans and their property by working closely with stakeholders.