Over 1000 condoms have been sold on day one of the Nyege Nyege Festival happening at Itanda Falls in Jinja district.
The revelation was made by Charles Banda, the Kiss Condoms marketing coordinator, at the festival.
He said revellers approached their tent for condoms mostly in the evening hours. “Since Wednesday, condom sales have been increasing,” he said.
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Jameson Muleyi, a condom distributor at the festival, said the demand for the rubbers was a good sign that people are safeguarding their health.
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According to unconfirmed information, the government, through the health ministry and Uganda Aids Commission, also dispatched an unverified number of boxes of condoms, HIV self-testing kits, contraceptives and other HIV emergency prevention medicine.
The festival will conclude on Sunday