Police issue Traffic Guidelines ahead of Installation of Archbishop Ssemogerere at Rubaga Cathedral
Tomorrow Tuesday 25th January 2022, the Catholic Church will install the Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese the His Grace Paul Ssemogerere at St. Mary’s Cathedral Rubaga.
Ahead of the event, the police traffic department has issued guidelines to be followed by Christians and invited guests in order to access the Cathedral.
According to the guidelines issued by SP Nsereko Rogers the Commander Traffic KMP, there will be normal traffic flow along Wakaliga Road.
There will, however, be restricted access to St. Mary’s Cathedral Rubaga, and drivers will park in the designated parking areas as directed by traffic police.
During a joint press conference with the Church on Monday, Nsereko noted that only invited guests with stickers will access the venue.
Those with blue stickers will access the Cathedral via Stensera road, while those with red stickers will access the Cathedral via Rubaga road.
Meanwhile, those seeking medical attention at Rubaga hospital will access the facility via the maternity gate.
The general parking will be at the Uganda Martyrs High school playground.
The public has also been reminded that there will be NO parking along the road or in undesignated parking areas.
Motor vehicles left parked or abandoned along the road will be towed to Old Kampala police station at the owners’ cost and inconvenience.
Nsereko also warned that those who violate traffic rules and regulations will be dealt with in accordance with the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998 as amended in 2020.
Formerly a Bishop of Kasana Luweero, Paul Ssemogerere was appointed Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala on 9 December 2021, replacing the late Archbishop Dr. Cyprian Lwanga, who died on 3rd April 2021.
He was first was appointed Apostolic Administrator of Kampala archdiocese by Pope Francis on Thursday 8 April 2021, and later elevated to Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese.