On Saturday January 21, 2023, The Uganda Police band stood outside St Francis Chapel Makerere by 10 am. At the signal of the Parade commander, band sound filled the place, a cue for their comrade, 32-year-old Allan Atwiine to start his slow descent to the aisle.
Allan was nervous as he entered the Chapel where he would exchange wows with his bride Patricia Katamba, 27 from Kazo.
“As a trained officer, I kept matching gently and smiling at my people despite the nerves,” he reveals citing other anxious moments ahead, especially when it came to taking the oath of marriage, “because of the strong words Bishop Onesmus Asiimwe was using and his emphasis.”
Allan prefers to be described as a Christian police officer. He hails from Rukungiri District and had always desired a hardworking, loving and beautiful Christian wife, qualities he found in his bride, Patricia.
“On top of that, she is social and friendly to all people regardless of status. I love her dark skin colour too,” he reveals. Click to read more…