Buganda Marks 47 Years Of Lubiri Mengo Attack

here erectile geneva;”>It should be remembered that on May 24 1966, Ugandan Army under the command of Idd Amin Ddaada attacked the Lubiri forcing Ssekabaka Sir Edward Mutessa II to flee for his own life leading to a crisis commonly referred to as the 1966 crisis.

The newly appointed Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga stressed that there is no need to mourn endlessly since the Kingdom now has a reigning King. He said that people should instead emphasis on what has been achieved and focus more on accomplishing the Kingdom’s set goals and objective to bring about development.

Mayiga advised people to follow Ssaabasajja Kabaka’s appeals in order to have a successful and strong Kingdom that will be admired by the entire world. Maintaining that the Kingdom is very strong and cannot be easily be done away with.

Revealed that the Kingdom is in the process of setting up a monument in remembrance of the 1966 crisis at the spot where the late Ssekabaka escaped from.

He commended the Late Edward Muteesa II for his tremendous efforts towards the development of the Kingdom and the country at large.

He however reechoed the Kingdom’s demand for the return of her properties which were forcefully grabbed by the Obote regime.

Former Katikkiro, Joseph Mulwannyammuli Ssemwogerere, who gave the keynote address, observed that government loses nothing when it returns the Kingdom’s properties but that the decision can simply benefit the entire country especially.

Mulwannyammuli noted with concern that angry reaction towards Buganda whenever the call of returning the Kingdom’s properties is raised.

Prayers were led by the Retired Bishop of Mityana, Wilson Mutebi II who urged people to stop weeping but instead involve themselves in hard work that will lead to development.

The prayer also attracted other religious leaders including the Retired Bishop of Mukono, Bishop Michael Senyimba, Sheik Erias Kayongo and Bishop Makumbi of West Buganda diocese


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