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LIST: Kabaka reshuffles Buganda cabinet, Ssekabembe, Kyewalabye and Nankindu dropped

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II and Kattikiro Charles Peter Mayiga at Lubiri, Mengo

MENGO, BUGANDA: The Kabaka of Buganda, Ssaabasajja Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has dropped Ministers; Owek Henry Moses Ssekabembe Kiberu (Youth Affairs), Dr Prosperous Nankindu Kavuma (Health) and Owek Kyewalabye Male in the new changes at the Mengo Cabinet.

The three ministers according to a press statement dated August 01, 2023, have been replaced by Robert Sserwanga and Anthony Wamala (Principal of Buganda Royal Institute) and Ms Cotilda Kikomeko (chairperson of Buganda Kingdom Education Committee) respectively.

Additionally, Oweek Charles Peter Mayiga has been maintained as the Katikkiro with Twaha Kaawaase and Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa as the first and second deputy premiers respectively.

In other ministerial changes, Kabaka has also appointed Mr Israel Kazibwe as the new Kingdom Spokesperson, replacing Mr Noah Kiyimba who has since been appointed Minister for Cabinets and Lukiiko Affairs.

Owek Daudi Mpanga has also been appointed Minister for lands while the Kabaka maintained Owek Charles Peter Mayiga, Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa and Hajji Twaha Kawaase Kigongo as Katikiro and Deputy Katikiros respectively.

According to inside sources at Mengo, Owek Kyewalabye Male has for the past week been alleged to have resigned from the cabinet over accountability-related issues.

On the other side, Hajji Amisi Kakomo who has been the state minister for agriculture, markets and cooperatives is now elevated to a full minister in the same docket which has been elevated to a ministry away from the ministry of lands where it previously fell under.

The Kabaka has also created a new ministry in charge of mobilization and it falls under the Kabaka’s spokesperson.

Full list of Ministerial Changes at Mengo

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