News by; E-Society
Story by; Makanika Edward
The Rwenzururu Kingdom leadership has today made its position on the 5th July attacks during the stakeholders meeting called by the Rwenzururu Premier Rt. Hon. Noah Nzaghali at the Kasese district Mult-purpose hall in Kasese town.
The meeting Chaired by the Speaker of the House of representatives Rt. Hon. Enock Muhindo committed itself to ensure that peaceful co-existence between the people across the region prevails.
The Rwenzururu Kingdom regretted the 5th July attacks in the Rwenzori region but also disassociated the Kingdom from the attacks adding that those who involved themselves in the attacks went there on their own.
The meeting also resolved that Government should also pardon those arrested in the attacks like it did to those who allegedly commanded the attacks. Another issue agreed upon was that Government should portray justice to all tribes across the region.
The Mayor Kasese Municipality Godfrey Kabyanga gave some of the key resolutions the meeting agreed upon.
Prince Christopher Kibanzanga attributed the 5th attacks on lies adding that those who participated in the attacks were deceived and misled by people whom he said had selfish motives. He refuted allegations that they have been bought by Government adding that they have decided to talk the truth to save the Banyarwenzururu who are suffering as a result of the attacks.
Prince Kibanzanga however, said that he was happy that the Obusinga Bwarwenzururu has pronounced itself on the matter.
The Kasese district Chairperson Lt. Col. Mawa Muhindo observed that the Rwenzururu Kingdom has a lot of responsibilities it is supposed to do including re-focusing the people work hard for development. He also advised the Kingdom to establish an internal security with in the Kingdom to monitor and report wrong elements to Government such that peace and harmony can prevail in the Kingdom.
The meeting also enornemously agreed that this year’s coronation anniversary be commemorated despite the challenges in the Kingdom.
Rwenzururu Kingdom will tomorrow commemorate the day the 1st. King Isaya Mukirania died. Prince Kibanzanga who had wished that the day be postponed because some of the Kingdom officials are still detained advised that the day can be commemorated at St. Paul’s Cathedral to pray for Peace and the souls of those who departed in the 5th July attacks.