By Our Buganda Correspondents
The Kabaka of Buganda will celebrate his 68th birthday with hundreds of thousands of his subjects and well-wishers during the Kabaka birthday run set for April 16th ,2023. The Kabaka was born on April 13, 1955.
The Kabaka birthday run 2023 is intended to raise awareness and strengthen efforts to fight the HIV/Aids epidemic in Buganda and Uganda under the theme : “ The fight to end Hiv/Aids by 2030.”
The King of Buganda Kingdom Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II will officially flag off the run at his palace in Bulange Mengo.
Buganda Land Board ( BLB) led by Chief Executive Officer, Simon Kabogoza have already bought kits to participate in the run .The kits were handed over to the Buganda Land Board team by Buganda’s Youth, Sports and Recreation Minister, Henry Moses Ssekabembe Kiberu.
Ssekabembe thanked Buganda Land Board for always participating in the popular birthday run, which will make ten years this year. The Chief Executive Officer of Buganda Land Board, Simon Kabogoza assured the minister of BLB’s full participation in the upcoming run.
He also asked all the people of Buganda to buy the kits and participate in the run to celebrate Kabaka’s life and highlight the fight against AIDS.
Kabaka Mutebi is the Good Will Ambassador for the international UNAIDs, a body that is fast tracking the speedy treatment and prevention of the HIV/AIDS spread.
The proceeds from the birthday run will be deployed to provide better health services across the Kingdom of Buganda.
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