The newly crowned King of Ankole Kingdom, Asiimwe Rubambansi Ntare VI has finally declared his cabinet that he will be working with in his Kingdom, Ankole.
Omugabe (title given to Banyankore kings) was coronated a King of Banyankore on October 29, 2016, at his palace Itaaba Kyabanyoro in Mbarara District, a place he has chosen to be his capital basing on its historical ground in Ankole Kingdom.
The former Presidential Candidate Professor Baryamureeba Vernansius who was the Vice Chancellor Makerere University has been appointed as the Kingdom Prime Minister (Enganzi) while the key kingdom restoration activist Max Muhumuza was appointed the Kingdom speaker.
Besides Prof. Baryamureeba, Others who were appointed include the Chief Protocol, Attorney General, Secretary and the deputy, Ministers and County Chiefs.
The appointments received mixed reactions from the public with some happy with the developments saying that once the Kingdom is established, it will help create employment, promote talent, social welfare and others while others rubbished the news saying that they are trying to create another “Kasese” in Western Uganda.
The Kingdom of Ankole was among the Kingdoms that were abolished in 1967 by President Apollo Milton Obote. Asiimwe Ntare VI when contacted, he said he acknowledges the appointments and is ready to work with appointed officials and the rest of the Banyankore to restore Ankole back to its heights. Here is the list of appointed Cabinet and County Chiefs.