Several Kampala roads have been closed as guests and members of the general public access Lubiri for the Kabaka’s 25thCoronation Anniversary celebrations (‘Jubileewo’) today(Tuesday). Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II will be marking 25years since he ascended the throne in 1993. Several dignitaries including other kings like Ghana’s Ashanti King, Asantehene Osei Tutu II plus other cultural leaders are to grace the function to celebrate the 25th coronation of Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
Addressing a press conference at Naguru Police Headquarters on Monday, Norman Musinga, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Traffic Commander said there will be traffic diversions at Nabunya-Rubaga road, Mengo Hill road, Musajjalumbwa road, Nalongo Close, Mutebi road, Kisenyi, Ndeeba, Zingzing and at Kabaka’s Lake.
“All motorists are advised to adhere to the traffic guidelines to avoid inconvenience. Whoever violates the traffic rules and regulations will be dealt with in accordance with the TRSA (Traffic and Road Safety Act) 1998,” Musinga warned.
On venue accessibility, Musinga revealed that Very Very Important Persons (VVIPs) will access the venue through the main gate (Wankaki) and park adjacent to the venue. Very Important Persons (VIPs) and other invited guests will park at Nabagareka Primary School Playground and access parking through Lubiri High School gate, opposite Musajjalumbwa.
The general public will park at the ground near Nabagereka Primary School and will access via Lubiri Main Gate.
“After the function, the celebrants will exit the way they entered,” Musinga emphasized.
Meanwhile, Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Moses Kafeero said security personnel will be deployed in their hundreds to secure the event.
“We shall have the inner and outer security rings, motorized and foot patrols, with both plain and uniformed men in their hundreds. We hope this will be a successful celebration. Lawlessness will not be entertained,” CP Kafeero warned.
Happy Jubilewo Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II from Flash Uganda media.
By Paul Wetaase.