By Kiyimba Bruno
Speaking at the launch of the 2017 boat race at Mulungu Munyonyo in Kampala, the minister in charge of sports in the Buganda Kingdom has advised Ugandans not to only focus on how much is going to be earned but Instead first focus on making good products that will be appreciated by both the society and sponsors.
The minister also used this function to announce the new committee that shall run the event.
The committee is comprised of engineer Ben Misagga as the chairperson, assisted by the only new lady on the committee MrsHilda Bahati. Mr. Solomon Muwonge is the technical personel as well as Kasakya Henry being the publicity manager. Others include Mr. Deo Lukyamuzi as the General secretary,Nsubuga M being the finance directos with members being Hajj sebandeke, Mr. Adam Semateke, Mr Daudi Kikomeko, Ronald Kawadwa as well as Mrs. Daisy Mukasa Mabeere.
The races are supposed to begin from the 14th of February where they shall be flagged off the the Kabaka of Buganda His majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi.
The committee chairman engineer Ben Misagga promised to improve on the condition of Mulungu to another level.
“I have traveled to various places in Europe and have seen how the whites make such a huge amount of money from the waters instead of the grass. If we imply that here in Uganda, the Buganda Kingdom shall have a big Investment.” Said Engineer Misagga.
Al the counties of Buganda Kingdom are expected to participate with each having a separate uniform unlike the previous editions. Sailors from the United Kingdom and Africa are also expected to participate as well as entertainment from musicians like Sheeba,Ronald Mayinja and many more.