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Busoga MPs Demand for Return of Kingdom Property

The Members of the Busoga Parliamentary caucus are demanding for the return of or compensation for their kingdom property taken by Government in 1966 after the abolition of cultural institutions.
The Kyabazinga arriving for the celebrations

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The Members of the Busoga Parliamentary caucus are demanding for the return of or compensation for their kingdom property taken by Government in 1966 after the abolition of cultural institutions.

The 9 MPs led by Stephen Kisa  the MP Luuka South MP and chairperson of the caucus re-echoed the call in a press conference at Parliament ahead of the 7th coronation of the Kyabazinga William Wilberforce Kadhumbula Gabula Nadiope IV on 13th this month.   

According to Kisa, the Government of Uganda has so many properties that belong to Busoga and these should be given back, especially as the Basoga celebrate the anniversary.

He says the previous leadership has been asking for the return of land, forests, district headquarters and properties currently occupied by Government agencies among others.

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Manjeri Kyebakutika, the Jinja City MP says that it is very important that Government should consider the development of the region ahead of the coronation. She called on Government to return what belongs to Busoga. 

   

She says that the Government has returned  other peoples property but not Busoga’s.      

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Asuman Basalirwa, the Bugiri Municipality MP said that the coronation of the Kyabazinga can be more appealing if Government takes over the University in Busoga.  

 

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