Busoga Kingdom Approves Interim Planning Committee

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The committee steered by Dr. Joseph Muvawala, the Executive Director of Uganda National Planning Authority was approved unanimously by the Busoga Lukiiko presided over by its speaker George Mutyabule during a meeting held at Busoga kingdom headquarters in Bugembe, Jinja district.

Members of Busoga Lukiiko and clan heads have approved a 12-member interim steering committee to run affairs of Busoga kingdom over the next three months. The Committee will conduct duties of Busoga kingdom prior to the appointment of a substantive Prime Minister and Kingdom cabinet.
 
The committee steered by Dr. Joseph Muvawala, the Executive Director of Uganda National Planning Authority was approved unanimously by the Busoga Lukiiko presided over by its speaker George Mutyabule during a meeting held at Busoga kingdom headquarters in Bugembe, Jinja district.
 
Other members are Leuben Lufafa, Sam Nkenga, Eng. John Inensiko, Amin Bbosa, Solomon Wamulo, Dolly Mubarak, Siraji Bogere, Andrew Ntange, Kigenyi Wasolo, Sarah Ibanda and Kilikwisa. They were nominated by the Kyabaziinga of Busoga, William Gabula Nadiope IV, who is currently in the United Kingdom for further studies.
 
Although some members of the Lukiiko had queried the legality of the interim committee, Speaker George Mutyabule explained that the decision was based on powers entrusted to the Kyabazinga by the 2000 Busoga constitution.
 
Mathias Mutatyama, a Lukiiko member from Bunhya County says the committee will embark on issues affecting Busoga kingdom like healing from the disunity experienced in the last six years.
 
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Patrick Izimba Gologolo, a member of the Busoga Chiefs royal council calls on people in Busoga to rally behind the interim committee in order to have a development progress plan for Busoga in place by December 2014. He says the chiefdoms need services from the Kingdom and all it stakeholders.
 
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Leuben Lufafa, the Deputy Chairman for the Interim committee says reorganizing and uniting Busoga kingdom is such a big task.
 
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