Amidst the ongoing lock down of businesses countrywide because of the coronavirus pandemic, the president of Uganda musicians association, Ms Sophie Gombya has decried the current situation in relation to the lives of the players in the local creative industry though she believes its necessary as far as ensuring the entire health of nationals.
Through her statement about the global challenging situation of the outbreak of coronavirus that has sparked a lot of fear, anxiety and stress allover and unemployment, Ms Sophia Gombya has reminded fellow musicians to borrow a leaf by learning to have a saving culture.
She has advised musicians to learn to save as they prepare for the worst times, to be prepared any eventualities and to have always a plan B; insurance policies.
Sophia Gombya asserts that musicians should utilise the lock down period to reflect on the future of their careers by focusing on the 'dos' and 'don'ts' in addition to bringing back harmony with their enemies in the industry.
"Ugandans! Also we as Musicians, also forced into leave, have a major challenge regarding how we shall survive this period of lockdown. We need to use this as a lesson to learn to have a saving culture. To be prepared for any eventualities, to always have a plan B," part of the statement read.
Check out the whole statement by the Uganda Musicians Association President: