Tooro King Oyo marks 25th coronation anniversary

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It is 25 years of the King on the throne of Tooro Kingdom.

Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukiidi IV, the Omukama of Tooro, is today, Saturday holding a peaceful and happy 25th coronation anniversary.

This week, the Health ministry team disinfected Karuzika palace in Fort Portal city ahead of Empango celebrations.

The scientific function for the silver jubilee coronation celebrations will be held in it.

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Empowering youth

As a young monarch, Oyo has been at the forefront of empowering the youth.

In August, the first cohort of youth from Tooro kingdom started the Vocational skills training at the Uganda Industrial Research Institute(UIRI) in Nnamanve in various disciplines to benefit them and more in attaining a life skill in order to better their livelihoods and those of the communities around them, and to further enhance there chances of being employable in this already competitive world, thereby promoting job creators.

This followed the Memorandum Of Understanding signed between the Kingdom and the UIRI administration earlier last month at the Institute.

AMPAIRE ENOCK from Burahya Isaza, One of the beneficiaries is glad to be among the first cohort and looks forward to putting in an extra energy in learning and attaining skills to better his life and share it with more youth in Tooro after his graduation at the Institute.

These youth were selected from all the 9 masazas of the Kingdom.

Owek. Kasaija Edward ,The Youth Minister Tooro Kingdom who led the delegation Acknowledges that this is a great opportunity for the Youth in Tooro to learn the hands on skills which will be a vital ingredient in solving youth unemployment and giving youth tools to achieve economic liberation.

And he further noted that more will be skilled in the second cohort.

The training will last inside one to three months.

Also present at the function was the Principal Private Secretary to the King , Baguma Jonathan Bbala
Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Sabbiti David Amooti.

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