New Katikkiro To Lead Fight For Kingdom Properties


page geneva; font-size: small;”>The function attracted thousands of Kabaka’s subjects.

Top dignitaries present were the Vice president Hon Kiwanuka Ssekandi, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and former Vice President Gilbert Bukenya among others.

After performing all the rituals required of the new Prime Minister of Buganda Mayiga promised to fight for the recovery of the kingdom’s properties starting with the Butikiro, which is the official home of the Kingdom’s Premier.

It is currently being occupied by the Joint Clinical Research Council.

“We know that these premises belong to Buganda government, even the people working here know that. We are going to work hand in hand with them to make sure that the kingdom regains its property soon,” said Mayiga.

The Traditional Rulers (Restitution of Assets and Properties) Act 1993 lists the properties below as those assets to be restored to Buganda’s traditional leader.

The Bulange

The Lubiri at Mengo

The Butikkiro

The Buganda Court Building

Kabaka’s official 350 square miles of land

Namasole’s ten square miles of land

Banalinya’s land

Kabaka’s lake

Former Omulamuzi and Omuwanika’s official residences of Mengo

Land adjacent to Lubiri on which three Buganda Ministerial houses used to stand

All Bassekabaka’s Tombs

Buganda Works Building at Kakeeka

Basiima House

Nalinya’s house at Lubaga

Formerly the minister for information, Mayiga was early this month appointed Premier by Kabaka Mutebi after consultations with Buganda elders.

He officially takes over from Eng J.B Walusimbi who served for two terms that stretched from 2008.


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