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.

  1. Kajja Isma – Chairman    0702393614/ 0782393614  – Kyaddondo
  2. Yiga John Best Kabiito – Deputy Chairman – 0773918048 – Kyaddondo
  3. Matovu Dickson – Treasurer – 0772654544 / 0752111350 – Kyaddondo
  4. Kayemba Muhammad Kayiran – Secretary – 0700301772 – Kyaddondo
  5. Lumu Ahmed Yusuf – Assistant Secretary – 0782508698 / 0703899113 -Busiro
  6. Kigudde Wilson William – Press Affairs – 0782905167/ 0703878906 – Busiro
  7. Matovu Danie – Chief Weep – 0712526640 / 0700193463 – Kyaddondo
  8. Mawejje William – Committee researcher – 0776836727 /0756836727 – Kyaddondo
  9. Kabanda Abby – Head Cultural Norms – 0782735859 / 0702023193 -Busiro
  10. Byaruhanga Godfrey – Head diaspora affairs – 0772525584/ 0704138119 –  Busiro / Bunyoro
  11. Sheikh Kamada Kaweesi – Welfare – 0772557167/ 0704369329 – Busiro

 

Omusomo gwa'abalunggaamya b'emikolo 2021.

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