Leaders from the Mwambu clan have
resoundingly opposed a proposal by Marry Gorreti Kitutu, the minister of energy, calling for
fresh election of the cultural leader, the Umukuka.
Over the weekend during the burial of the daughter of Simon
Mulongo, former MP for Bubulo East constituency at Bumbo sub county, minister Kitutu
who was the chief moaner during her speech proposed that as away of ending the current confusion and conflict between John Amulam Wagabyalile and Mike
Mudoma, both claiming to be the legitimately elected cultural leader, the Masaba cultural institution
should conduct fresh elections to get a legitimate Umukuka.
She added that fresh elections will be the best solution
rather than continuing with these conflicts which have led to delaying the gazettement of
one Umukuka of the two.
While speaking to media today in a press conference at Mutufu
town council offices, Steven Gidudu the chairperson of Mwambu clan says that
they are not ready to repeat the elections.
He adds that delegates from three clans Mwambu, Mubuya and
Wanale elected Mike Mudoma as III Umukuka December last year to succeed the late Bob Mushikori whose five
year term had ended in that very month so they no reason why they conduct fresh
Ambrose Nagimesi also a delegate adds they have written on
several occasions to the ministry of gender informing them that Mudoma is the
true elected legal cultural leader but up to now the ministry has delayed to gazette
him over unknown reasons.
He also says that they have given ten days to government to gazette
Mudoma as cultural leader, or else they are going to march up to state house to demand
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