King’s Council

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Mr Constatine Bwambale who has been serving as the chairman of the recognition Council has been appointed as Omulerembera (Prime Minister of the Rwenzururu Kingdom).

The appointment was made on June 3, 2009 and confirmed on The Rt Honourable Constatine Bwambale at a meeting of the Obusinga Executive Committee Recognition Council at Buhikira Royal Palace, Kasese.

Samwiri Mukirania

1972 – 1976 Yolamu Mulima

1976 – 1982 Yeremiya Muhongya

2009 – Present Constantine Bwambale

Omusinga Isaya Mukirania and Charles Mumbere Irema-Ngoma.
After Nyamutswa obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu was again spearheaded by Omusinga Isaya Mukirania Kibanzanga I as an overall human ruler of the Mountains. He ruled from June 30, 1962 to September 2, 1966 with Samwiri Mukirania as a Prime Minister. His son Prince Charles Mumbere Irema-Ngoma was crowned king in place of his father on October 19, 1966 with Yolamu Mulima as his Prime Minister who ws later replaced by Yeremiya Muhongya.
The following were the first county chiefs in 1963;
• Yasamu Balyananzighu – Burahya County
• Yoweri Nziabake – Bwamba / Bughendera County
• Fenehasi Bwambale – Busongora County
• John Basighirenda – Bunyoro County

Members of the first Cabinet were appointed by Isaya Mukirania in 1964 and comprised of the following; •Omusinga Isaya Mukirania Kibanzanga I (King)

1. Omusinga Isaya Mukirania (King)
2. Samwiri Mukirania (Omulerembera – Prime Minister)
3. Yowasi Kabundu (Minister of Public Service)
4. Yohana Mwambalha (Minister of Finance)
5. Benezeri Musoki (Minister of Immigration)
6. Douglas Mulewa (Minister of Natural Resources)
7. Eriya Ngobi (Minister of Defence)
8. Zakaria Owa-Mutaratara (Minister of Security)
9. Sirasi Basambya Mbene (Assistant Minister of Security)
10. Yosia Masereka Musibatai (Rwenzururu Kingdom General Secretary)
11. John Basighirenda (Minister of Education)
12. Kesi Thasi (Minister of Religious Affairs)
13. Daniel Maate (Chief Justice)
14. Ernest Baluku (Principal Private Secretary)

The King’s Council During his 1998/99 visit Omusinga Mumbere Irema-Ngoma put in place a council to spearhead negotiations with the government of Uganda for the restoration of Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu. This council is referred to as Rewenzururu Kingdom Recognition Council. Although its members are appointed by the Omusinga himself, they serve as People’s Representatives. After celebrating the 41 anniversary of the coronation on October 19, 2007, the Rwenzururu monarch, Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere Iremangoma announced a reshuffle of the members of his council on November 30, 2007 and officially inaugurated it at Buhikira royal palace on March 9, 2008.

The council includes;

Mr. Constantine Bwambale – Executive Chairman

Mr. Yolamu Mulima – Vice Chairman for Mobilization

Mr. Enock Muhindo – Vice chairman for Administration

Mr Godfrey Kabbyanga – Vice Chairman for Finance

Mr. Thembo Kitsumbire – Chief of Security

Mr. Noah Nzaghale – Acting Secretary to the Council

Dr. Yona Balyage – Coordinator for Historical Research

Mr Yowasi Mugamba Thembo – Chairman for BanyaRwenzururu in Kampala City.

Mr. Milton Kibaba – Assistant Chairman for Kampala Community

Mr. George Kahiwa – Member (Chairman for Bundibugyo)

Mr. Yoweri Nziabake (Representative of Rwenzururu Veterans)

Mr. Nelson Sunday Ndungo – Member (Chairman – Kasese)

Mr. Sindani Mulhondi – Member (Chairman – Kyathenga)

Dr. Arthur Syahuka Muhindo – Member (Chairman- Higher Institutions of Learning)

Mrs Teddy Kiswahili – Member (Women Chairperson)

Ms Joy Biira – Member

Mr. Robert Kaija Baguma – Member – Bundibugyo

Mr. Paulo Rwibende – Member – Bunyangabu – Kitswamba.

Mr. Godfrey Munyirambi – Member – Youth Chairman.

Mr. Yehosafati Kule School Band – Member

Mrs Miriyosi Kapili – Member

Mr. Baluwe Yakobo – Member – Bundibugyo

Mr Wakame Charles – Member – Bundibugyo

Mrs Mary Ndibatighirani – Member- Bundibugyo

Mr. Mukwenda Misairi – Member – Bundibugyo

Mr. Lombo Thembo – Member – Bundibugyo

Mr. Mugoba John – Member – Bundibugyo

Mr. Isaya Kyeya – Member – Bundibugyo

Mr. Kathya Aganatiya – Member

Hon. Biira Loice Bwambale – Member

Hon Kule Joseph Muranga – Member – Kyabarungira

In addition to the Recognition Council Members there is an advisory committee that comprises of the following:

Rt. Rev. Bishop Jackson Thembo Nzerebende – Chairperson

Mr. Erisania Isingoma Cameroon – Secretary

Mr. Yonasani Kamabu – Member

Mrs Zubeda Mukirania – Member

Mrs Yoneki Biira – Member

Mr. Boaz Sunday – Member

HRH Nyamusinga Christine Mukirania – member

Mzee Kahamba –Member

Chairmen LC V – Kasese and Bundibugyo Districts.

RDCs Kasese and Bundibugyo Districts

All Members of Parliament in Kasese and Bundibugyo Districts

Retired Bishop Zebedee Kahangwa Masereka – member

All Religous leaders in Bundibugyo and Kasese Districts.

Mr Musonoza Yositasi – Member

Mr. David Nguru appointed by Omusinga as the Special Envoy of the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu to the European Union based in the UK.