UNIQUE PHOTO: 2026 Nyendo-Mukungwe MP Aspirant Rtn. Lubowa Ssebina Gyaviira receiving Princess Agnes Nabaloga at Makerere University to officially open Sir. Edward Muteesa II Museum on Wednesday


ON WEDNESDAY February 21, 2024, HRH Dr. Naalinya Lubuga Agnes Nabaloga officiated at the opening of Kabaka Sir Edward Mutesa II Museum at Makerere University, one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in Africa.
This site was the on-campus private residence of Sir Edward Muteesa II while he was a student of Literature (1943-1945). 

For starters, Muteesa II was the 35th Kabaka of Buganda and the first President of Uganda. He was the father of His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, the reigning Kabaka. 
Makerere University honored her prominent alumnus, Ssekabaka Mutesa II by opening a museum in this house.
Kabaka’s sister Naalinya Nabaloga was accompanied by her brother, Prince David Kintu Wasajja, other royals and Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga.
Notable among MUK top leadership who welcomed the royal family at the leading institution for academic excellence, research and innovations were; Barnabas Nawangwe Professor of Architecture and Vice Chancellor Makerere University, rotarian Lubowa Ssebina Gyaviira a prominent politician in Mukungwe-Nyendo Masaka, also founder of Lubowa Ssebina Foundation, and other University officials.

Lubowa Ssebina a member of the opposition NUP Party eyeing Member of Parliament for Nyendo-Mukungwe Constituency in 2026, our cameras got him talking to the Chief guest Naalinya Nabaloga and we can authoritatively reveal what Mr. Ssebina was telling Nnaalinya Nabaloga.
Lubowa Ssebina said, “What an incredible day it has been! We were honoured to welcome you Naalinya Agnes Nabaloga at this prestigious Makerere University to officiate the opening of your father Sir Edward Muteesa II Museum. History and culture intertwine as we celebrate this momentous occasion!” 
He was also seen talking to Prince David Kintu Wasajja and Premier Charles Peter Mayiga. For your info, Lubowa Ssebina Gyaviira and Katikkiro are buddies. They recently attended a Kingdom function in Masaka and were close.

PHOTO: Rtn. Lubowa Ssebina Gyaviira (in a kanzu) with Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga (extreme right)

At the MUK historic function, HRH Dr. Naalinya Lubuga Agnes Nabaloga presented photos of his father, Sir Edward Mutesa II while he was at Makerere Universiry as a contribution to the museum collection. From Makerere University Muteesa II joined Cambridge University in Great Britain where he completed his studies.

Premier Mayiga commended Makerere University leadership for renovating this house and transforming it into a great museum about Sir Edward Muteesa II.
“In a special way, we thank Vice Chancellor Prof. Banarbas Nawangwe and the entire leadership at Makerere University for this great innovation.” , Said Mayiga. Sir Edward Muteesa II Museum is located at plot 5, Quarry Rd, Makerere Hill.

Photo credit: Buganda Kingdom official
Later in the day, Naalinya Lubuga Agnes Nabaloga officially opened the Mother Language Day conference at Makerere University. The Princess, emphasised the role of mother languages in forging unity in diversity.

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