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Gov’t set to invite Olympics commentator Rob Walker

Olympics commentator Mr. Rob Walker cladding in a Uganda jersey on his visit to the country previously (Photo: File)

The Government of Uganda is set to invite famous Olympic Commentator, Mr. Rob Walker who melted Ugandans hearts with heartwarming commentary as Uganda received its first gold medal in Tokyo, Japan.

The revelation was made by the State Minister for Sports, Hamson Obua on the floor of parliament saying Rob Walker made Uganda’s celebration for medals more colourful.

Obua said the government through the Ministry of Education and Sports and Uganda Tourism Board is offering to cater for his trip to Uganda so that he can be able to explore more in the Pearl of Africa.

“Uganda one of the friendliest, most beautiful countries you can ever wish to visit. I know down in Kampala people are going to be sipping on Nile Special,” he said.

Walker was heard on TV describing Uganda as a beautiful country with exquisite natural endowments during the handover medal ceremony of Peruth Chemutai.

After his commentary, Ugandans flooded his Twitter applauding him for the outstanding commentary with many inviting him down to Uganda.

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“Thanks to everyone in Uganda who has tweeted me about the commentary here in Tokyo. I’ve been inundated with messages,” Walker tweeted in response.


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