The donated truck of food to the Pallisa people from Salim Jamal Magoola

Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Salim Jamal Magoola has donated food to the impoverished communities in his native town of Pallisa.

The timely donation comes at a time of the country’s lockdown because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic where the people are isolated at their respective homes.

The food donated by Jamal who currently plies his trade at Sudanese Premier League side Al Hilal has 28 bags of posho.

The food was officially handled over to the officials at Pallisa District Local Government head offices on Tuesday, 7th April 2020.

Salim Jamal Magoola donated 28 bags of posho to the people of Pallisa

Our very own Omar Jamal Salim who happens to be a second goal keeper on the Uganda cranes team donated 28 bags of posho. Some of the food will be distributed to the Pallisa hospital,police and some selected vulnerable people

Pallisa District Local Government Statement
Salim Jamal displays COVID19 message
The Pallisa District officials recieve a truck of posh donated by goalkeeper Salim Jamal Magoola

The donation will be incorporated with the offer from Government which is handled by the national covid task force.

Meanwhile, Pallisa also launched the distribution of relief items received from the office of the Prime Minister.

This relief food will be distributed in all sub-counties and the beneficiaries are the elderly,widows and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).

So, far 52 patients in Uganda have been diagnosed with Coronavirus (COVID-19) and according to the Ministry of Health, they are all in stable conditions.

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David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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