December 01, 2008 report from APA-Kampala (Uganda)
NOTHERN UGANDA ASSURED OF PEACE DESPITE KONY'S TRICKS
Uganda Prime minister and head of government business in Parliament Professor Apollo Robin Nsibambi, on Monday assured people of northern region of continued peace in spite of the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebel boss Gen. Kony’s failure to sign the peace agreement
He told journalists in Kampala that government has the capacity to offer protection to the people of the region and the rest of the country from any form of armed insurgence.
Nsibambi made the statement in reaction to the failure by Kony to appear at Ri-Kwangba a place designated for the signing of the agreement at the weekend.
He said government would be ready to do all within its means to bring peace to the entire country.
The minister also promised that the government is going ahead to implement the post conflict recovery program for northern Uganda since the war has effectively ended.