Kampala, (UG): Airtel Money Uganda Ltd, a subsidiary of Airtel Uganda has boosted the preparations for the looming Busoga Royal Wedding with a contribution of shs 265 million, DailyExpress reports.
Airtel Money’s Managing Director, Mr Japhet Aritho revealed this during a press conference held on Friday at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala while handing over the dummy cheque to Busoga Kingdom’s 2nd Deputy Premier Osman Noor Ahmed, in the presence of Ranmal Viram Keshwala, Chairman Keshwala Group of companies.
“Airtel Uganda has received overwhelming support from Busoga Region, and it is during such times that we can reciprocate by taking part in significant occasions like the upcoming Busoga Royal Wedding which is a monumental event in Busoga’s enduring history,” Mr Aritho said.
“Let it remind us that, like the Busoga Kingdom, we can achieve great things when we come together with a shared purpose. We invite you all to join us on this journey in the celebration of love, culture, and unity,” he added.
On behalf of the Busoga Kingdom, Osman Noor welcomed the contribution from Airtel Money and thanked the telecom company for its unwavering generosity towards the kingdom.
“We want to thank Airtel for that generosity that will go a long way in the history of the kingdom,” Noor said.
Airtel’s contribution comes exactly a day after the Buganda Kingdom on Thursday also handed over a cheque of Shs 20m to the Busoga Kingdom for the preparations of the royal wedding.
Meanwhile, Airtel also advised the general public and well-wishers to continue supporting the Royal Wedding initiative by making their contribution through Airtel Money which offers secure, convenient, accessible, and affordable mobile financial services by dialling *185*9# and use the Airtel Money Merchant code 4360000.
The Royal Wedding between Kyabazinga William Gabula Nadiope IV and Her Royal Highness Inhebantu Jovia Mutesi will take place on November 18, 2023, at Bugembe, in Jinja City.
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