Kyabazinga His Royal Highness William Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope under his Gabula Royal Foundation innitiative has urged all the Basoga abroad to embrace their norms and culture.
While signing a partnership to further his philanthropic intentions with Gisha Productions Inc, a Canadian based company that is into events, public relations and artiste management,Nadiope stressed that there is need for the Basoga to keep up with culture while balancing it with modernity.
According to Isaac Imaka,the Gabula Royal Foundation Executive Director said, the MoU will see Gisha come up to mobilize Ugandans, especially the Basoga living in Canada, to promote Busoga and their motherland as a top travel destination.
“The company also plans to organise an annual event that will be attended by the foundation patron and founder. We hope such events will help link the foundation with like minded Basoga and friends of Busoga in the diaspora especially in Canada.
We will also use them celebrate our heritage and also discuss a range of ideas on how to promote Busoga and our country uganda, as well as help the young people in Busoga learn and appreciate their traditions,” Imaka said.
While hosting Gloria Gift Nankunda, the CEO of Gisha Productions Inc, the Kyabazinga, in his capacity as the patron of the foundation, noted that he is optimistic the partnership will yield a lot for the people of Busoga and Uganda as a country.
“My patronage of the foundation is a reflection of what I am interested in. I feel the partnership will provide good grounds for the foundation’s areas of interest.
I think this partnership will help the Basoga and Ugandans in the diaspora to strike a balance between mordernity and their cultural backgrounds.
For the much needed mindset change as the interaction gets deeper with the people in the diaspora,” the Kyabazinga said.
Gloria told us that her organization has already established contact with Basoga elders in Canada and a meeting is due to start planning for the activities to get the partnership in motion.
“My team has already hit the ground running. We are holding a meeting with the all the relevant peoole to plan on strategies to promote Busoga and Uganda at large.
We shall also start planning details of the event where we shall host the Kyabazinga,” she said .
Imaka promised to keep this website abreast with all proceedings from the partnership.