Aboogezi B’okumikolo

ABOOGEZI B’OKUMIKOLO

‘Okwanjula’ is a Cultural and traditional l ceremony practiced in the Kingdom of Buganda where the Bridegroom to be   is formally introduced to his Bride’s parents home .This is a ceremony that usually precedes the marriage ceremony.

BOTH the Bride and the Bridegroom MUST have a mediator (Omuluήήaamya) who acts on behalf of either couple to ensure strict adherence to the culture and norms of the Kingdom.

 The bridegroom is formally introduced to the Bride’s parents by the Mediator) Omulu ήήaamya – and so does the Bride’s side.

The major roles of the Mediators are to:

  • Interprete and also Ensure that all the Cultural and Traditional norms are adhered to.
  • Advise both couples on the essential and major requirements for the ceremony which include:
  • The Official Kabaka and Nnaabagereka’s Portraits
  • Marriage Certificate ( Ebbaluwa Entongole)
  • Buganda Kingdom Certificates
  • Ekitiibwa kya Buganda
  • Buganda kingdom Map
  • Totems( Omuziro)
  • Drinking Water – Olwendo ‘’ Kattannyonta’’
  • Beer  (Brand- Ngule)
  • Soap ( Brand -Ddimi)

Other items will include ;

  • Gourds of traditional local brew (Ebita by’omwenge )
  • Gifts for bride’s siblings
  • Bridal dowery (Omutwalo gwa taata)
  • A handbasket of meat (ekibbo ky’enyama)

ABOOGEZI EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.

 

Name

Title

Phone contact

Adress

1

Mr. Ssonko Hannington

Chairman

0704666144 / 0782147726

Kawanda – Wakiso District

2

Sheikh Hamid Kizito

Deputy Chairman

0701249086

Bbira Nakabugo – Wakiso

3

Mr. Kajja Isma

2nd Secretary

0782393614 /0704393614

Kisaasi – Kyaddondo

4

Mr. Daniel Lutwama

Secretary

0782485038

Matugga –Wakiso

5

Mr. Joseph Kizito

Treasurer

0754431487

Buyala- Wakiso

6

Mr. Daniel Matovu

Chief Weep

0700193463

Kyebando – Kampala

7

Mr. Fredrick Mutyaba

Committee researcher

0753988198

Mukono –Kyaggwe

8

Mr. William Mawejje

Head Cultural Norms

0756836727

Matugga – Wakiso

9

Sheikh Kamada Basajjatebadiba Kaweesa

Welfare

0756643026

Maya – Mpigi

10

Mr. Paul Segawa

Press Affairs

0701114147

Gayaza – Nakwero

Omusomo gwa'abalunggaamya b'emikolo 2021.

Scroll to top