today's Pick
Katikkiro to visit Busoga for Kasubi tomb fundsPublish Date: Mar 12, 2014
Katikkiro to visit Busoga for Kasubi tomb funds
  • mail
  • img
Prime Minister of Buganda Peter Mayiga
newvision

By John Semakula

The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga is set to visit Busoga Kingdom in his on-going campaign to collect funds for the reconstruction of Kasubi tombs.

Buganda Kingdom spokesperson Denis Walusimbi Sengendo told New Vision that the Katikkiro was invited to Busoga by the Baganda living there and the local Basoga.  

Sengendo, however, said he was out of office to tell the date Mayiga will be going to Busoga. But a source in Busoga said Mayiga was expected in Busoga on March 22.

“Preparations for the Katikiro’s visit are on-going and announcements are running on different radio stations, asking the Baganda to attend preparation meetings,” the source said. 

Mayiga has visited most of the counties in Buganda on the campaign and has collected millions of shillings from Buganda Kingdom’s loyalists and sympathisers.

Recently the Katikkiro travelled to Ankole in Western Uganda where he met the Baganda living there who also raised millions of shillings for the cause.    

The tombs which were burnt by unknown assailants in 2010 are currently under construction.

 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
US firm to deliver HIV/AIDS services in Uganda
The US Government has contracted an American firm to implement HIV/AIDS programs in Uganda after terminating its partnership with the Inter Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) for backing the anti-gay law....
FDC MPs refuse to contribute to party
The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) could be headed for a financial crisis, following some of its MPs’ refusal to remit funds to run party activities....
End of the Holy month of Ramadhan
The Director of Sharia Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Sheikh Hussein Rajab Kakooza has advised Muslims in Uganda to watch out for the moon during the evening of Sunday 27th July 2014, which will be the 29th day of the Holy month of Ramadhan....
Lwakataka remanded on murder charges
POPULAR rally driver, Ponsiono Lwakataka (38) has been remanded to Kalisizo Central Government Prison after nine counts of murder charges were read against him before the Rakai Grade 1 magistrate...
Government assures tourists on security
GEN. Aronda Nyakairima, the minister for internal affairs, said the tribal clashes that caused tension in the Rwenzori region earlier this month have since ended...
A French lawyer said he had lodged a complaint at the International Criminal Court on behalf of the Palestinian justice minister accusing the Israeli army of "war crimes"...
Should government review powers of kings?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter