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Busoga Royal Chiefs Question Igenge Hill Deal

Wilson Muwereza Busoga Kingdom Prime Minister has come under fire from the Chiefs Royal Council over allegations of usurping powers of the Busoga kingdom properties board to illegally gazette Igenge hill a cultural place to private developers.

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Wilson Muwereza, the Busoga Kingdom Premier has come under fire from the Chief’s Royal Council for illegally allocating Igenge hill in Bugembe town council to Uganda Motor Rally Drivers Club. Igenge hill is a prominent cultural site, which hosts some of the coronation activities.

 

Yasin Waguma Ntembe, the hereditary chief Butembe Chiefdom says the Chiefs Royal Council has received information that Wilson Muwereza, the Busoga Kingdom Prime Minister connived with Abdul Karim Kiranda, the permanent secretary Busoga Kingdom to dispose of Igenge hill.

  

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Daudi Kawunhe Wakhooli, the acting Kyabazinga of Busoga Kingdom says the Chief’s Royal Council is going to investigate the fraudulent land transaction and bring all the culprits to book. Farouk Kirunda, Busoga Kingdom Sports minister who brokered the Igenga hill deal says the transaction was handled in accordance with the Busoga Kingdom and Uganda constitutions.

 

He challenges those opposed to the deal to seek court redress. Abdul Karim Kiranda, the Busoga Kingdom permanent secretary says the royal chiefs have right to question the land transaction.  He says the constitution of Busoga kingdom grants the prime minister more powers more than any other leader in the kingdom.

 

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Kiranda explains that under the deal Busoga kingdom will earn 40% from the total revenue in terms of rally sponsorships and other events held at   Igenge hill. Nasser Mutebi, the secretary general Uganda Motor Rally Drivers Club says they are drawing a time table to see how many rally circuits will be held at the hill after signing a memorandum with Busoga Kingdom officials.

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