Ankole Prince Charles Aryaija Vows to Restore Kingdom

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Prince Charles Aryaija Rwebishengye the heir to late John Patrick Barigye has been installed the new patron of Nkole cultural trust a group agitating for the restoration of Ankole Kingdom.

The crown prince of Ankole Charles Aryaija Rwebishengye, has vowed to restore the kingdom.

He said that just as generals Elly Tumwine, David Tinyefunza and President Yoweri Museveni went to the bush to fight for peace, so is his determination to restore Ankole Kingdom. He said that he is determined to recover the Royal drums and regalia.

Prince Charles Aryaija the heir to late John Patrick Barigye announced his determination shortly after he was installed the new patron of Nkole cultural trust, a group advocating  for the restoration of Ankole Kingdom.

Late Prince Barigye was the patron of the trust whose major objective was to return royal drums preserve cultural valves and agitate for the restoration of the kingship abolished by Obote 1 Government. The trust has been facing resistance from a rival organization Ankole cultural foundation, headed by Professor Jean Balya. The rival cultural institution has been against the restoration of Ankole Kingdom.

Addressing subjects and members of the royal family at his ancestral palace in Kariro kashari county Mbarara district on Monday, the 21-year-old prince assured Banyankole that he is ready to pay the price, confront the hardships and bear any burdens to revive the royal culture and the kingdom.

//Cue in……………….Ninyenda Kuba sigira//
//Cue out…………….is not fit to leave//

He later asked all the Banyankole to unite to restore what he described as a "badly bruised" heritage.

Banabasi Taremwa one of the subjects said  that a society without culture is like a computer without a soft ware.
Taremwa noted that young people in Ankole are going astray without their culture.

//Cue in………….culture is like a soft ware in the//
//Cue out …………….we must institute culture into our kids//