Gadi Mbayahi, the chairman of the Rwenzururu Kingdom prime ministerial commission says many youth tend to live recklessly during Christmas and end up doing things that endanger not only their lives but also pose negative effects on the entire community.
Youth in Kasese and the entire Rwenzori region have been cautioned against reckless lifestyles while celebrating Christmas.
The Chairperson of the Rwenzururu Kingdom Prime Ministerial Committee, Gadi Mbayahi issued the warning on behalf of the Kingdom.
Prime Ministerial Committee oversees the affairs of the Rwenzururu Kingdom in the absence of the Omusinga, Charles Wesley Mumbere According to Mbayahi, during Christmas many youths tend to delve in activities that endanger their lives whose effects subsequently affect their families and entire community.
He cautioned youths against excessive alcohol consumption and engaging in pre and extra marital sex, saying the practices have very negative impacts on their lives. He also called on the people of Kasese to pray for the freedom of Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere.
The king is battling numerous charges including murder, terrorism, treason, arson and malicious damage in the International Crimes Division of High Court. Mumbere is barred from stepping foot in Kasese as part of his bail terms. His movements are restricted to Kampala, Wakiso and Jinja districts.
The Busongora North Member of Parliament, William Musabe Nzoghu warned parents against extravagant expenditure, saying they will need to pay school fees in January.
"Some of us spend during Christmas as if the world is coming to an end; let us remember that we shall pay the fees when school begins next year. Let us also use this opportunity to reflect on our failures and achievements in this year," he said.
The legislator also appealed to the people of Kasese to use this Christmas holiday to develop a strategic and development plan for 2019.