In the aftermath of his upcoming royal wedding, the Kyabazinga of Busoga, William Wilberforce Kadhumbula Gabula Nadiope IV, is set to embark on a meaningful tour.
Dr Joseph Muvawala, the Busoga Katuukiro, shared this revelation while expressing gratitude for contributions toward the royal wedding at the Bugembe kingdom administration offices.
Following the wedding with Jovia Mutesi scheduled for this Saturday at Bugembe Cathedral, the Kyabazinga plans to visit Basoga residing in various counties of Buganda kingdom.
Dr Muvawala highlighted that the initial visit would focus on Basoga in the neighbouring Bugerere County (Kayunga District), expressing the Kyabazinga’s desire to check on their well-being and extend gratitude for their support during the wedding preparations.
The Busoga Katuukiro thanked well-wishers, including Mr. Moses Karangwa, the Kayunga district NRM chairman, for contributing five cows, and others who collectively donated Shs4 million.
Notable contributors from Kayunga District, such as Mr. Bashir Ziraba and Ms. Margaret Ssempala, were acknowledged.
Dr Muvawala emphasized the strong relationship between the people of Buganda and Busoga, emphasizing their cultural and traditional closeness.
Beyond the geographical division by the River Nile, he underlined the unity shared by the two kingdoms.
Additionally, Dr Muvawala revealed plans for a tree planting drive in the kingdom to restore lost tree cover, highlighting the importance of environmental conservation.
He also mentioned the upcoming construction of a Busoga commercial plaza aimed at generating income for the kingdom.
This initiative aligns with the need to support the king and the inhnebantu, emphasizing the economic sustainability of the kingdom.