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Tooro Kingdom Royal Stool Caretaker Passes on :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Tooro Kingdom Royal Stool Caretaker Passes on

At the time of his death, he had served as the royal stool caretaker, Omukoona, for King Oyo for 24 years.
26 Sep 2019 19:15
George Kyalimpa (RIP)

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Tooro Kingdom is mourning the death of George Kyalimpa, the King’s Stool caretaker, known as Omukoona. 

Kyalimpa succumbed to diabetes at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital on Wednesday night aged 66.   

According to a statement issued by the Kingdom’s Information Minister, Charles Mpagi Mwaguhya, the King of Tooro, Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, is saddened by the death of Kyalimpa whom he has described as a dedicated servant.

Kyalimpa last performed his official duties during celebrations to mark King Oyo’s 24th coronation anniversary at the palace about two weeks ago.

During cultural functions at the King’s Palace, Kyalimpa wore bark cloth and always sat by the King. He also sounded the drum whenever the King was arriving at an event.

The Tooro Kingdom Prime Minister, Bernard Tungakwo, has described Kyalimpa’s death as shock and a big loss to the Kingdom.   

At the time of his death, he had served as the royal stool caretaker, Omukoona, for King Oyo for 24 years.