Rwenzururu queen in Kasese peace drive

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Rwenzururu Kingdom Queen, Nyabaghole Agnes Ithungu, is in Kasese district on a peace campaign traversing various parts of the district.

She will as well have a rally in Kasese town to pass a message of peace and reconciliation on behalf of her husband, Charles Wesley Mumbere.

After nearly four years without stepping in Kasese town, Ithungu made it to the kingdom amidst jubilation by thousands of royal subjects and tight security on Wednesday.

Queen alights a UPDF chopper at Kasese airfield [New Vision photos]

Hundreds of subjects led by Resident District Commissioner, Lt Joe Walusimbi, and kingdom officials, took to the streets to welcome the Queen back home.

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Delivering Mumbere’s message to the subjects, the Rwenzururu queen said this was the first step to working closely with the government to resolve the standoff.

Queen speaks to press

Her week-long-tour in the district starts today, Thursday at Bwesumbu SDA playground.

On Friday she will be at Maliba, on Saturday at Better living centre in Kasese town for Adventists and on Sunday at St. Paul’s cathedral for Anglicans.

Queen waves at her subjects

This is the first time the queen is allowed back to the district following November 26, 2016 when security forces attacked the Buhikira royal palace after the king allegedly refused to disband over 1000 militia guards.

Nyaboghole Ithungu last went to Kasese on August 15, 2018 when she lost her.

Queen receives flowers from a young girl

She also missed the burial of her mother-in-law Nyamukama Christine Biira in June 2019 when court cancelled her husband’s travel back home.

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