As you can see, it's been a long time coming. And such things that take so long and so much effort deserve dedication and celebration, something that Africans do in a big way!
The first venue of the dedication was the Kotido Anglican church where celebrants gathered for introductions, singing, and staging the march through town.
After the beginning formalities, everyone marched through Kotido down behind a motorcade of vehicles, including one carrying loud speakers and a giant Bible. Speeches were made at the town center, the Pentecostal church, and then at the entrance of the Catholic school.
Finally, we all settled under white tents on loan from the United Nations to hear more speeches, sermons, pontifications, songs, etc., etc. from Catholic, Anglican, and Pentecostal Christians (the three mains churches in the area) as we waited (im)patiently for lunch...which didn't happen until close to 5 pm.
So you can see what written Karimojong looks like (it's quite beautiful, I think), here are the first five verses of the Bible, Genesis 1:1-5:
1 Anakisyakinet, abu Akuj tosub kidiama ka akwap. 2 Arae akwap ŋina amam iborekitamet ka amam ibore ayai tooma keŋ ka arapuwarit akiryonut kidiama nenicukul daadaŋ, aryakiryaki Etau ŋolo ka Akuj alokidiama ŋakipi. 3 Tema nai Akuj, "Toyakaun akica;" ido abu akica toyakaun. 4 Toanyu Akuj atemar ajok akica; totyaka Akuj akica anakiryonut. 5 Tolimok Akuj ekiro ka akica "Apaaran" ka ekiro ka akiryonut "Akuwar." Toyakaun ataboŋ ka toyakaun ataparacu, arae ŋin akoloŋit ŋina esyakinan.