Thursday, July 28, 2011

Museveni cancels Kisekka market tour as Kabaka visits Nakasero Market

President Museveni has cancelled his tour of Kisekka Market to avoid clashing with Kabaka Ronald Mutebi II's visit to another city market Thursday as part of his 18th coronation anniversary this Sunday.

Presidential Press Secretary, Tamale Mirundi said on Wednesday that the president had postponed his visit to Kisekka Market "until further notice".

"The people who draw programmes for the Kabaka and the President are different and didn't know that one clashes with the other. So the President chose to postpone his visit until further notice," Mr Mirundi said on Wednesday.

Today all roads leading to Nakasero Market have been closed causing heavy traffic jam on Entebbe Road and nearby roads but people were jubilating around the market as they were wait for the guest to arrive.

The Kabaka will meet city traders at Nakasero Market at 11am, he will later in the day commission a Bio gas plant in Gayaza and visit model farmers in Namugongo.

Banana stems were planted on all roads connecting to Nakasero Market and Kabaka's effigies and arches were erected in strategic areas hear the Clock Tower, Shoprite Mall and the Old Taxi Park.

The Kabaka last visited the city last November on the invitation of Kisekka Market traders to sightsee their business entities and economic projects in the Kampala.

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