The parliamentary session was Chaired by the Kingdom Speaker Isaac Kalembe Akiiki at the Kingdom’s Rukurato Hall (Parliament) in Hoima City.
The Late Prof.Barongo Yolamu,the Former Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister.
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Kitara Kingdom has this afternoon held a special Parliamentary session in honor of the Late Prof. Barongo Yolamu, the Kingdom’s former Prime Minister.
on Friday Morning at his home in Muyenga in Kampala after battling high blood
pressure for long period of time.
He was the
first Prime Minister appointed by the reigning King Dr. Solomon Gafabusa Iguru 1
when the Kingdom was restored in 1994.
The parliamentary session was Chaired by the Kingdom Speaker Isaac Kalembe Akiiki at
the Kingdom’s Rukurato Hall (Parliament) in Hoima City.
Parliament observed a moment of silence in honor of late Yolamu.
officials described the deceased as a mentor, a researcher, pillar and intelligent
man who loved and served the kingdom with one heart.
Kingdom speaker described late Yolamu as a patriotic Munyoro who loved his
Rwamparo, Bunyoro Kingdom's second Deputy prime minister who represented the
Kingdom Prime Minister Andrew Byakutaga described the Late Yolamu as a dedicated
Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom cadre who worked for the Kingdom’s liberation and
Yolamu was a man of highest integrity who served the Kingdom deligently even
Nsamba, the Secretary Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Royal Commission says Prof. Barongo
assumed office when Bunyoro had been raided by the ADF rebels and he mobilized
Banyoro to shun the rebellion but rather engage in productive activities.
Kaliisa, the Chairman Bunyoro Kitara Royal Commission commended the late Yolamu for
working hard to ensure that Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom was restored and respected
by both the government and the Kingdom subjects.
served as Bunyoro Kingdom Prime Minister from 1994 to 1999. He was the first
Prime minister of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom when the Kingdom was restored in 1994.
Bunyoro’s negotiations with government to return the Kingdoms’ properties
that were confiscated by government in 1967. He resigned his position in the Kingdom when he was appointed the managing
director of NSSF where he served for one term.
retired from civil service and went into consultancy but kept in close touch
with the Kingdom.
The late Yolamu who died at the age of 76 will
be laid to rest at his ancestral home in Nyakafunjo village Kitoba sub county
Hoima district on Sunday.