September 7, 2013

King Oyo Marks 18 Years On The Throne

Today, all roads lead to Fort Portal, Tooro Kingdom western, Uganda for the 18th coronation anniversary of Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV.

Rukirabasaija Omukama Oyo welcomes President Museveni to the Karuzika in Fortportal yesterday. The President had just arrived to attend the closing ceremony of the launch of Africa Queens and Leaders Network Conference.
Rukirabasaija Omukama Oyo (L) welcomes President Museveni to the Karuzika in Fort portal on Friday. The President had just arrived to attend the closing ceremony of the launch of Africa Queens and Leaders Network Conference.

King Oyo took on the reigns of Tooro Kingdom after the death of his late father Patrick Olimi Kaboyo in 1995.

Ugandan PresidentYoweri Museveni isthe chief guest at today’s function.  A church service at St John’s Cathedral will precede the celebrations at Karuzika Palace. Some sections of Fort Portal town are also decorated with yellow and blue banners, the Kingdom colors.

Kampala City Lord Mayor and Princess Bagaya at the empango celebrations on Saturday.
Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago (L) and Tooro Kingdom Princess Bagaya at the empango celebrations on Saturday.

Saturday’s celebrations will be graced by African Queens and Princess under their network, the African Queens and Women Cultural Leaders’ Network (AQWCLN), delegation from Buganda and Bunyoro Kingdom, Ankole and other cultural institutions.

1 thought on “King Oyo Marks 18 Years On The Throne

  1. Long live King of Tooro, this is our blood and son, others is seen in Buganda Kingdom. ACHOLIS are a very powerful tribe that only produce leaders

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