Wed. Apr 10th, 2024
The Prime Minister Alur Kingdom Lawrence Angala, King Oyo of Tooro and other chiefs of Alur Kingdom The Prime Minister Alur Kingdom Lawrence Angala, King Oyo of Tooro and other chiefs of Alur Kingdom 

The Prime Minister Alur Kingdom Lawrence Angala, King Oyo of Tooro and other chiefs of Alur Kingdom 

The King of Tooro Kingdom his majesty Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi the 4th has urged West Nile cultural leaders to embrace peace and unity for development.

While presiding over the Amani festival as the chief guest over the weekend, Oyo said peace and unity are prerequisite for the development of the cultural institutions and the communities.

He pledged commitment to support agriculture and other economic activities in order to enhance food security in the region.

The Prime Minister of the Lugbara cultural institution, Kari Ismail Tuku cited the lack of knowledge about the Lugbara culture by especially the young generation as some of the challenges they are facing in restoring the Lugbara Kari institution.

Meanwhile the Prime Minister Alur kingdom Lawrence Angala hailed the long-time cooperation that has existed between the West Nile region and Tooro kingdom adding that   king Oyo’s going to West Nile will further strengthen the bond between Tooro kingdom and West Nile.

He added that the cooperation between Mwenge tea factory in Tooro and the tea factory that was opened up in Zombo district has helped the farmers to practice better farming methods.

He further hailed   the collaboration with Pentecostal university where a number of students from Ker Alur are sent for further studies and the Tooro’s Empango celebrations where the Alur kingdom sends representatives every year.

The annual event was celebrated under the theme ‘’Promoting culture to end injustices’’. It took place at Muni university and Salim Saleh play grounds in Arua city…and attracted a number of cultural leaders from Lendu, Madi Aulogo, Madi indri, Ayivu, Alur kingdom, Kebu, Nubian community, Banyoro – Batooro community living in west Nile among others.

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