Busoga kingdom official and Ms Karooro during the handover.

Kyabazinga of Busoga, William Gabula Nadiope IV, Kyabazinga has donated Shs85 million to the National Response Fund in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) in an effort to curb the spread of the deadly virus.

The donation was delivered by the kingdom Premier also Executive Director of the National Planning Authority, Dr. Joseph Muvawala flanked by his 2nd Deputy Osman Noor and two ministers Yudaya Babirye and Hellenah Namutamba.

Muvawala informed the minister of General Duties, Mary Karooro that His Majesty the Kyabazinga is concerned about the situation Ugandans are facing now and has responded to the call by President Museveni to support national efforts.

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“His Majesty is also concerned about the impact #COVID-19 could have on his subjects in Busoga and has set up a kingdom #COVID-19 Task-force headed by Owekitiisa Osman under Busoga Royal Concept (BRC) Ltd,” he said.

In her remarks the Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga thanked Kyabazinga and government for the efforts and requested for quick rural response.

Karoro thanked the Kyabazinga for the support and pledged to inform the president on requests made by the Speaker.