In just hours after the 30th coronation, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has dropped ministers including Henry Ssekabembe Kiberu who has been the minister for youth, sports, and recreation, Dr. Prosperous Nankindu Kavuma who has been in charge of social services and David Kyewalabye Male who has been the minister for culture, tourism, and palaces from the Buganda Kingdom cabinet.
In the changes announced on Tuesday afternoon, Charles Peter Mayiga has been maintained as the Katikkiro with Twaha Kaawaase and Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa as the first and second deputy premiers respectively.
Kaawaase is also the minister for administration and ICT in Buganda whereas Nsibirwa retains his other positions as minister for finance in the Mengo government.
The changes by the Kabaka have also seen Patrick Luwaga Mugumbule retain his position as the speaker of the Lukiiko, the Buganda parliament with Ahmed Lwasa as his deputy whereas Christopher Bwanika has also retained his position as the Buganda Attorney General.
Noah Kiyimba, David F.K Mpanga, and Joseph Kawuki have retained their positions as the ministers for cabinet, lands and properties, and local government respectively.
The reshuffle has seen Cotilda Nakate Kikomeko who has been serving as the chairperson of Buganda Kingdom Education Committee is now the minister in charge of social services and office of the Nnaabagereka to replace Dr. Prosperous Nankindu Kavuma.
Mariam Nkalubo has maintained her position as the minister for self-help, environment, water, and gender, the same as Israel Kazibwe and Robert Sserwanga as the ministers for information and mobilization and youths and sports.
The changes have not affected so many ministers save for Cotilda Nakate Kikomeko and Anthony Wamala who have joined the Buganda cabinet as the minister in charge of social services and office of the Nnaabagereka and heritage, palaces, tombs, tourism and security.
Anthony Wamala is the principal for Buganda Royal Institute of Business and Technical Education in Mengo, an institute owned by Buganda.
He is credited for having helped the institute grow into one of the best vocational institutions in the country.
The changes have seen Noah Kiyimba gets another responsibility to add onto what he previously had and will now be the minister in charge of cabinet, lukiiko(parliament) and protocol and other affairs in the office of the Katikkiro whereas Joseph Kawuki who has been the state minister for local government has been elevated to a full minister in the same docket.
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.
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