National
Katikkiro collects over sh70m in Rubaga
Publish Date: Jul 08, 2014
Katikkiro collects over sh70m in Rubaga
Children talent group entertain guests during the Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga’s tour of Lubaga division. PHOTO/Nicholas Kajoba
  • mail
  • img
newvision


By David Lumu & Paul Mayambala

The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga Tuesday received sh5m cash from FDC president Major General Mugisha Muntu as the party’s contribution to the reconstruction of the Kasubi royal tombs.

Muntu, who said that he admires Mayiga’s non-partisan perspective, also pledged that the party will look for another sh5m and forward it to Mengo, the seat of Buganda Kingdom.

“It is a pleasure to give support to Buganda Kingdom as it builds itself. We have been working quietly but consistently to create a future which is different from the present,” Muntu said, revealing that prosperity for all is a crucial goal that FDC wants to achieve.

Speaking to FDC officials and supporters at the ‘Etoffaali’ (brick) drive held at FDC headquarters in Najjanakumbi, Mayiga advised politicians to play politics that unites and develops people.

Mayiga is on a two-day tour of Rubaga division.  According to Katikkiro’s tweet, he had so far collected over sh75m by 3pm. 

Ever since his appointment, Mayiga has amplified efforts to ensure that Buganda’s glory is restored through not only the reconstruction of Kasubi tombs but also other kingship tombs in Buganda.

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
Makerere University has canceled graduation fees increment following a students strike...
Makerere backtracks on graduation fees
Graduation fees will remain unchanged, Makerere University administration has announced....
Amama should declare his interests - DP
THE Democratic Party (DP) has said that short of former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi being held accountable for alleged wrongs committed while still in good books of the NRM...
Pistorius gets five years in jail for killing girlfriend
South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for the killing of his girlfriend last year, as his sensational trial reached a climax....
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison
SOUTH African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius today learns his sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine''s Day last year, bringing an end to a seven-month trial that gripped the nation....
World Bank hails Uganda over Ebola fight
THE World Bank has applauded the way Uganda dealt with the Ebola epidemic in the year 2000, Maria Kiwanuka, the finance minister has revealed upon her return from Washington...
Do Ugandan tycoons prepare their children to take over their business empires?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter