VIDEO: MTN Uganda Congratulates Kabaka Muwenda Upon his 28th Coronation Anniversary


His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II

Kampala – Uganda; MTN Uganda extends its best wishes to the Kabaka of Buganda, His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II and all the people of Buganda as the Kingdom celebrates the 28th coronation anniversary of their reigning King.

Kabaka Mutebi II, who ascended to the throne on 31st July 1993, is the 36th King of Buganda Kingdom, the largest Kingdom in Uganda.

This year’s coronation anniversary is happening today in Buddu County, Lwengo District at the Kabaka’s palace in Nkoni village. In observance of the Covid 19 standard operating procedures, this year’s coronation will have a few people in attendance as was the case last year.

As a company that enjoys a cordial relationship with the Kingdom of Buganda, MTN has always held colourful celebrations at its offices and service centres to offer tribute to the King of Buganda on his coronation anniversaries. This year has however been different due to the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic.

Nevertheless, MTN staff spearheaded by the Chief Executive officer, Wim Vanhelleputte, took time to congratulate His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II upon his 28th coronation. In his message, Vanhelleputte congratulated the Kabaka and wished him a long and peaceful reign.

“On behalf of MTN, I would like to congratulate the Kabaka of Buganda, His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II upon his 28th coronation anniversary. I and everyone at MTN extend our best wishes to you and all the people of Buganda. Ayi Mukama Kuuma Kabaka Waffe, Wangaala ayi Ssabasajja”, said Vanhelleputte.

Vanhelleputte further noted that MTN reveres kingdoms because they are a strong community establishment that fosters shared beliefs and unity of purpose, a fact that proliferates MTN’s #GoodTogether concept that recognizes how much can be achieved through such relations among different entities.

Wim Vanhelleputte, the MTN Uganda CEO

Apart from Vanhelleputte, a selection of MTN staff also paid tribute to the Kabaka on behalf of the company. They include Joseph Bogera, the General Manager Sales & Distribution, Margaret Nantongo, the Quality Assurance Supervisor, Aisha Nakiryowa, a quality assessor, Sumayah Naluyima, an administrator and Omulangira Lukanga Moses, the call centre team leader.

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MTN Uganda wishes the Kingdom of Buganda happy deliberations upon the 28th coronation anniversary of His Majesty Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II and remains committed to working with the Kingdom and the people of Buganda for the years to come.

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