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Bunyoro King Calls for Collaboration with MPs

The Omukama says following the oil discovery in the region, there is need for teamwork between the kingdom and the MPs to lobby the government and guide the people if they are to benefit from the opportunities.

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The Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom has asked the area Members of Parliament (MPs) from Bunyoro sub-region to collaborate with the kingdom to foster development in the oil-rich sub-region.      

Dr Solomon Gafabusa Iguru in a remarks read for him by Andrew Kirungi Byakutaga, the Kingdom Omuhikirwa (Prime Minister), on Sunday says many legislators from the region have not been fully involved in supplementing kingdom activities.

Iguru says following the oil discovery in the region, there is need for teamwork between the kingdom and the MPs to lobby the government and guide the people if they are to benefit from the opportunities.       

 

The MPs had visited the King at his palace in Hoima Town to make their contribution towards the 25th coronation anniversary which is slated for Tuesday.   

The MPs who were led by Bunyoro Parliamentary Caucus chairperson, Stephen Mukitale Birahwa (Buliisa County), Included Pius Rujumba Wakabi (Bugahya County), Dr Lawrence Bategeka (Hoima Municipality), Tophace Byagira Kaahwa (Kikuube Woman MP) and Daniel Muhairwe (Buhaguzi County). They jointly contributed 10 million shillings.

The Omukama asked the MPs to promote proper cultural values among the subjects.  

 //Cue in:” Kandi gonza ku… 

Cue out:…Bigenzere omu maiso.:”//. 

Birahwa called on the kingdom to always involve them in their activities.

He noted that they will lobby the government to increase funds to Bunyoro State Affairs ministry.

 //Cue in” Kukira muno nsiima…   Cue out:…Koraki nitu hanura.:”//.  

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