BUNYORO NEEDS OVER UGX500M FOR EMPANGO CELEBRATIONS
By Yosam Gucwaki
Bunyoro Kitara kingdom is hunting for over 500 million to organize empango celebration slated for 11th June 2018.
Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom celebrates the coronation of King Solomon gafabusa Iguru, on the11th June every year at Karuzika palace in Hoima district.
Speaking to journalists shortly after meeting the Masindi district chairperson, Andrew Byakutaga the Kingdom premier said that he has launched a campaign to hunt for resources by visiting all the district chairpersons of the seven districts of Bunyoro. He said every district chairperson is supposed to head the organizing committee of his district.
He adds that they are also going to use clans to mobilize for funds adding that each clan is supposed to contribute at least UGx 10 million.
Byakutaga said that there will be proper accountability for the money collected, hence calling upon the people from bunyoro to contribute willingly.
He also revealed that there will be pre empango activities citing football between the clans, health camp, empango marathon, exhibition among others. He added that money from empango marathon will be used to buy a scanner for Bulisa district hospital.
Cosmas Byaruhanga, the chairperson LCV Masindi district, said as a district they have been contributing UGx 2 million but this time they are going to increase their contribution adding that for him as a person he will contribute UGx 500,000 towards empango celebrations.
He also called upon people from Bunyoro to come out and contribute towards the celebrations.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website