Speaking during the Bamasaba Cultural council assembly held at their headquarters at Malukhu on Tuesday, the Speaker Inzu Ya Masaba Sister Rose Nelima accused Mudoma’s faction of misleading the minister.
The cultural council of
Inzu Ya Masaba has officially written to the Gender, Labor and Social
Development Ministry notifying it that they have one cultural leader alias
Umukuka III, John
This stems from the recent pronouncement by Peace Mutuuzo, the Gender and Culture State Minister
indicating that as far as the ministry is concerned, nobody has replaced the
late Umukuka II, Bob Mushikori.
the prime minister under Inzu Ya Masaba to take on the roles of the Umukuka
until the ministry resolves the dispute between the purported Umukuka III, Mike
Jud Mudoma and John Amulamu Wagabyalila.
during the Bamasaba Cultural council assembly held at their headquarters at
Malukhu on Tuesday, the Speaker Inzu Ya Masaba Sister Rose Nelima
accused Mudoma’s faction of misleading the minister.
She disclosed that they have
appointed the Deputy Prime Minister, Matthias Nabuteri, General Secretary,
Geoffrey Wepondi and their Attorney General, Philip Mukhembo to deliver a formal petition to the Ministry on Wednesday.
Erick Mukhwana, the Public Relations Officer Inzu Ya Masaba, says the three
officials will deliver the resolution from the assembly confirming that Wagabyalila
is their cultural leader. He also disclosed that the Umukuka has already
appointed his cabinet following the expiry of the term of office for the
They are Geoffrey Wepondi, Prime Minister,Umaru Njofu, the Prime Minister of Bamsaba of
Kenya. Others appointed but haven’t been assigned positions are Rose Nelima ,
Erick Mukhwana, Tom Mayeku, Sarah Maswele, Sera Musoso Baraza, Alice Wafula,
Augustine Wamalwa, Jackson Magombe, Jane Wakikona and Perez Matanda among
Geoffrey Wepondi, the Sectary General Inzu Ya Masaba, says the appointed
officers start work effective immediately.
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However, Mike Mudoma, the parallel Umukuka III insists that the election of Wagabyalile
contravened the law because the five-year term of all delegates who elected him
had expired. He says their petition carries a lot of weight since the culture
minister is well aware of the law.