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Joy as the King of Bugwere returns home with an honorary degree

By Samuel Lutwama

Added 7th December 2019 06:49 PM

The kingdom cultural leaders and the king’s subjects all filled up the VIP lounge at Entebbe Airport, burst into applause over and over, some prostrated while others danced to traditional music as their King emerged from the VIP lounge.

Joy as the King of Bugwere returns home with an honorary degree

The kingdom cultural leaders and the king’s subjects all filled up the VIP lounge at Entebbe Airport, burst into applause over and over, some prostrated while others danced to traditional music as their King emerged from the VIP lounge.

The King addressing his subjects. PHOTOS: Samuel Lutwama
 
Any achievement in life evokes emotions, but it would be hard to march the level of joy that pervaded the people of Bugwere when they received their King, now Dr. King Bishop John Wayabire who had just attained an honorary degree.
 
The kingdom cultural leaders and the king's subjects all filled up the VIP lounge at Entebbe Airport, burst into applause over and over, some prostrated while others danced to traditional music as their King emerged from the VIP lounge.

 The King basking in glory with his wife Queen Sarah Harriet Wayabire

He was whisked away to his official residence in Nalumunye, Katale where he changed into the official graduation regalia and then dined and addressed his subjects. 
 
In his speech, the Bugwere cultural leader spoke about power struggles in his Kingdom where a rival group is allegedly plotting to usurp his power. The king promised to meet with the rival group and resolve the impasse that is designed to destabilized the Kingdom. 
 
"My appeal to those who want to usurp my power is to understand the nature of Bugwere Kingship. It's elective and open to any clan leader. But those who claim to have the royal entitlement should wait to be voted into power," Ikumbania said in strong tone. He promised to hold a big graduation fete in Budaka, Bugwere after his official trip to China where he is scheduled to meet with Chinese investors   
 
Eric Kasolo, the Kingdom prime minister spoke about the king's achievement. "Attaining this honorary doctorate means that the King's efforts in humanitarian work have been well deserving and it should be celebrated in the Kingdom," he told the Bagwere subjects. 
 

 The King arriving at Entebbe Airport

 
The Bugwere Cultural leader was received an Honorary Degree; Doctor of Divinity from the Heart Bible Institute University in Florida state, the USA where he has spent three months. 
 

 King Wayabire receives his honorary degree

He was recognized for his outstanding Humanitarian Service, Part of the message on his award certificate reads, "He was recognised because of his Humanitarian endeavors to improve the human condition through saving lives and improving the quality of life by alleviating suffering while supporting and contributing to the basic dignity of those in need." 

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