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Hereditary chiefs in Busoga elect new chairperson

Ultimate Media
In a move that is meant to bring an end to the leadership wrangles in Busoga kingdom, a new chairman of the Busoga royal chiefs council has been elected by the hereditary’s chiefs.

Fred Menya Kakaire was elected by fellow royal chiefs during a meeting held at sun set hotel in Jinja in preparation for the installation of a new Kyabazinga.

Chief Kakaire replaces David Kawunhe Wakooli who is accused of causing confusion in the kingdom which has left it without a substantive Kyabazinga for years.

The royal chiefs said the new chairman is entrusted with the duties of organizing fresh elections for the Kyabazinga with in the shortest time possible.

The confusion over leadership in Busoga commenced in 2007 a few months after the death of Kyabazinga Henry Wako Muloki prompting President Museveni to intervene though.

Prince Edward Columbus Wambuzi and Prince William Nadiope have both claimed the kyabazinga throne, throwing the kingdom into more chaos.

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