Tooro royal, 62, introduces 25-year-old man


An introduction ceremony between an aging Tooro Kingdom royal and a young man has shaken social media.

Pictures of the couple at a traditional kwanjula ceremony leaked on social media Monday.

The bride Cocks Nyakairu aka Ruth Cox , 62, is a member of Tooro Kingdom royal family.

MP Margaret Muhanga (blue dress and glasses) at the event

The groom is Larry Richard Abaala, 25, according to his social media pages.


The ceremony took place at her house located at Harukoto behind the Kingdom palace in Fort Portal, Kabarole district.

According to their Facebook profiles, the woman lives in Kampala while the man lives in Pretoria, the administrative city of South Africa.

Nyakairu went to Makerere Business School (MUBS).

She is directly related to the current King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru.

She divorced the District Principal Commercial Officer, Mr John Kabango.

The couple had four children.

“She is actually 65. She later went with Zeddi Mulengwa who drives Hon. Margaret Muhanga,” a source told on Monday.

Muhanga, the Burahya County MP (dressed in blue) acted as her auntie at the introduction.

“You know Nyakairu’s last born child is older that the boy she married,” the source added.

She reportedly has chunks of land in Kyenjojo district.

Her new catch Richard studied Oil and Gas at the University of Pretoria.

Those who know him claimed Richard was a refugee at Kyaka II Refugee Settlement. could not independently verify this information.



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