By our reporter
On Friday, Parliament came out to inform the general public not to panic when they hear gunshots around the precincts of and inside the Parliamentary building in the from 9th to 11th March, 2018.
The alert was issued by the Parliament Director Communication and Public Relations, Chris Obore, who revealed that this will all be part of an ongoing film production.
Obore said that a number of unusual activities will take place at Parliament and the surrounding areas which will include increased movement of people along the roads, presence of actors in military fatigue and equipment.
“There will simulated gun sounds heard as the film crew and the actors shoot the film; the General public is advised to avoid the roads around Parliament as they will be sealed off to any traffic and also to remain calm as there is no cause of alarm,” Obore said.
Obore said the activities are by Isaiah 60 Production, a local film company based in Kampala which has been sanctioned by all the relevant authorities including Parliament, Uganda Police Force and Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).
The Movie Production Company Isaiah 60 is jointly owned by First Daughter Natasha Karugire, and her cousin sister Esteri Akandwanaho.