President Yoweri Museveni has donated 260 million Shillings towards the construction of the new Soroti Anglican Church Diocesan headquarters.
The donation to as announced during a fundraising drive held at Soroti Sports Ground on Saturday. Part of it; 20 million Shillings was paid in cash.
He also sold a bull to a Thailand-based national, Philips Wan at a cost of shillings 200 million Shillings during the event.
Museveni urged the people of Teso sub region to work hard hard and engage in proper agricultural production to avoid repeat of famine that ravaged the region some months back.
Soroti Anglican Diocese needs about Three billion Shillings to finance the construction of a new administration headquarters at St. Peters Church of Uganda in Soroti town.
Built in mid 1950, St. Peters Church of Uganda is the headquarters of Soroti Diocese covering about five districts including Soroti, Kaberamaido, Serere, Katakwi and Amuria.