KAMPALA – The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa has counseled His Majesty King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV of the Tooro Kingdom for being a task mannequin for the youth and the folks of Tooro.
Talking on the twenty eighth Coronation Anniversary of King Oyo held on the Karuzika Hill, Fort Portal Metropolis, Tayebwa additionally praised the youthful king for safeguarding the standard values of Africa and Tooro.
“I wish to thanks for being a task mannequin to the youth and the dominion. Now younger folks know they’ll combat aids due to you. They know they’ll shield the surroundings due to you. I’ve seen you’re planning to plant over ten 10 million bushes, parliament pledges help. We’re going to help you so that you could obtain this,” the deputy speaker mentioned in a speech.
Tayebwa mentioned he’ll personally be a part of the Tooro Kingdom on his birthday to help his dream of planting UGX. 10 million bushes to save lots of the surroundings.
He urged King Oyo to assist his folks transfer out of poverty by business agriculture. This can assist to create a sustainable kingdom, Tayebwa mentioned. “We want you as a companion in preventing poverty on the earth”.
Quoting the 2022 World Wealth Report by Credit score Suisse, Tayebwa mentioned that revenue inequality on the earth is alarming with the newest figures indicating that 52.5% of the world inhabitants now personal lower than 1.25% of the worldwide wealth.
“It’s a time bomb. Now we have to work laborious to beat this. Your majesty, we all know if we work with you, the parish growth mannequin will assist to scale back this sort of revenue inequality,” he mentioned.
Tayebwa mentioned the problem of land fragmentation within the Kingdom had hindered authorities efforts to beat poverty by fashionable agricultural tasks and requested King Oyo to rein in his topics.
He urged the king and his management to sensitize the folks towards land fragmentation saying the apply, rampant among the many predominantly agriculture-dependent communities threatens meals safety and is a supply of poverty.
“Land fragmentation is a giant downside. If not effectively addressed, it’s the supply of poverty,” Tayebwa mentioned.
He additionally mentioned the federal government has accomplished the method of creating an industrial park within the Tooro Kingdom.
King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV ascended to the throne after the loss of life of his father King David Patrick Olimi Kaboyo, making him the youngest ruling monarch in the entire world.
King Oyo defined the Kingodm’s 25-year growth plan to remodel the livelihood of his topics.
Key among the many priorities, King Oyo listed HIV/AIDS eradication, schooling by youth skilling, business agriculture, and kingdom land titling.
Different areas are tourism and sports activities.
Tooro Kingdom was based in 1822 when Omukama Kaboyo Olimi I, the eldest son of Omukama of Bunyoro Nyamutukura Kyebambe III of Bunyoro, broke away and established his personal impartial kingdom.
Tooro Kingdom was a part of the big empire of Kitara, beneath the reign of the Babiito dynasty, which dates again to the sixteenth century.
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