Katikkiro Eng J.B. Walusimbi has urged Members of Parliament from Buganda region to emphasis unity among people they represent in their respective constituencies.
Katikkiro who was meeting leaders of the Buganda Parliamentary Caucus in his office at Bulange, Mengo explained that Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II inaugurated Buganda Bumu drum as a symbol of unity among his people.
Walusimbi elaborated further that on restoration of the Kingdom in 1993, most people had been divided basing on either political or religious affiliation which necessitated one single beat to unite people with the aim of strengthening and developing the Kingdom.
Katikkiro advised that there is need for members of parliament to work hand in hand with KabakaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s chiefs and officials in their respective constituencies as well as liaise with local leaders since they all serve the same people with one major aim of improving peopleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s welfare.
He advised them to do away with wrangles which he said are obstacles to development and affects the day to day running of businesses in an area.
Katikkiro revealed that the Kingdom has set up a committee that will work hand in hand with members of parliament from Buganda region that includes the following minister,
Charles Peter Mayiga the minister for information, lukiiko , cabinet affairs and also the spokesperson of the Kingdom,Ã‚Â Florence Bagunwya Nkalubo the minister for Youth and Employment, Apollo Makubuya the KingdomÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Attorney general and Israel Mayengo the minister without portfolio in the office of the Katikkiro.
Members were also urged to mobilize people in their constituencies to support Omummuli programme that was initiated to improve peopleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s welfare across Buganda.
The KingdomÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s attorney general Apollo Makubuya reminded members of the KingdomÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s concerns emphasizing the issue of Federo, securing the release of the Bugarere riot captives who have been in Luzira for two years without trial, restoring Kasubi tombs, securing cultural land especially on County headquarters, securing the Kingdom moneys which government has not paid and fighting the cultural leadersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ act.
Makubuya stressed that there is need to popularize these issues and make the concerned parties aware of their urgency.
The delegation from parliament was led by the Caucus chairperson, Godfrey Kiwanda Ssuubi who pledged full support and allegiance to the Kingdom.
Kiwanda assured that all the 96 members of the caucus have agreed to have one clear voice on issues concerning the Kingdom whether on to the parliamentary floor or outside parliament.
He stressed that as members of parliament from Buganda region, they are ready and eager to work with the Kingdom to develop the Kingdom and improve peopleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s welfare across Buganda.
Kiwanda was accompanied by Nalongo Bugembe Mugwanya, Deogratius Kiyingi and Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja all members of the caucus executive.
Kabaka of Buganda