According to her, you can’t expect someone who has been in one place for their entire life to be patriotic.
“The education system then was designed in a way that as a Lango, I would go to school in western or eastern Uganda so that Integration would make me learn something. The deliberate design of the education sector where people would study from any part of the country needs to be revived.”
“The first time I came to Kampala was in 1963. You don’t force someone to behave, they learn basing on their environment. You don’t expect a child to stay in one place all their life and expect them to be patriotic,” she added.
Cecilia added that at 60 years of independence, Uganda should be able to balance the management of resources.
This is to ensure that every part of the country feels proud to be part of Uganda. However the country hasn’t reached there and MP wonders if not now then when.
Meanwhile, she says she is proud that somethings have improved especially regarding gender equality.
“I was once denied a job because I was pregnant. I was able to do the work as expected, but things have slightly changed. I’m happy to be interviewed by a woman today. Women are now coming to the forefront and also taking part in decision making.”
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