Fort Portal, Uganda: ‘Omukama wa Tooro’ King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has called upon his subjects particularly parents to to make it point to teach their children acceptable cultural norms and values in a bid to preserve the Tooro culture for coming generations.
He made this revelation while speaking at the Annual General Meeting of the ‘Abagaya clan’ at Whispering Gardens in Fort Portal City on Thursday evening.
Omukama Oyo clang to subjects/parents usually teach children about their clans and other cultural norms so that the Tooro culture can be preserved and passed on to future generations.
King Oyo added that since clans are the foundation of the kingdom, they need to be preserved and kept firm to hold the kingdom.Eng Francis Kateeba, a member of the Abagaya clan, said that they always hold this meeting annually in order to deliberate on the issues of development.
He says that the event has helped them to know each other and network, which has even helped them develop business partnerships.
Kateeba added that the clan has since formed a savings and cooperative group – SACCO to help members save and access funds at low-interest rates.