UGANDAN, KENYAN PRESIDENTS TO ATTEND TRADITIONAL CIRCUMCISION SEASON CEREMONY

KAMPALA– Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to join his Ugandan counterpart, President Yoweri Museveni, for the launch of traditional circumcision (Imbalu) season at Bamasaba cultural ground in Mutoto sub-county in Uganda’s Mbale district on Aug 11.

This was disclosed here over the weekend the Minister in charge of protocol, Mathias Nabutele, who is also the event coordinator to be held in Inzu Yamasaba.

Nabutele said the Speaker of Kenyan Senate and a former Governor of Bumgoma County, Kenneth Lusaka, had confirmed Kenyatta’s attendance at the ceremony. He also revealed that the two leaders will launch the Bamasaba cross-border cultural centre which is under construction at Mutoto sub-county in Mbale.

Nabutele said the cultural centre will be used to house all documented Bamasaba history and traditions.

We have confirmation from the Kenyan government that President Kenyatta will be joining his Ugandan counterpart and witness boys being initiated into manhood, Nabutele said.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK