Gordon Wavamuno Knighted over St. John’s Ambulance service
The chairman of Spear Group of Companies Prof. Gordon Wavamuno, has been chosen by the Queen of England for the Knighthood honor.
Gordon Wavamuno in a St. John uniform
Wavamuno’s notification was published in the London Gazzette on the 17th January 2012, while the date of the ceremony for the knitting is yet to be announced.
Wavamuno becomes one of a few Africans including former President of South Africa Thabo Mbeki to have received the award outside Britain and the commonwealth nations.
Wavamuno said told journalists in Kampala today that he has been appointment by Her majesty the Queen of England as the sovereign head of most venerable order of the hospital of St.John, which runs an ambulance service in Uganda and different other countries.
Wavamuno says he is happy that his hard work and the service delivery have been recognized and says he will continue improving the lives of Ugandans through various initiatives.