Nationwide, a wave of excitement is sweeping through the Bazzukulu community as they, in collaboration with the Office of the National Chairman – Kyambogo (ONC), have declared plans to host the 79th birthday celebrations of H.E. President YK Museveni. The event is slated to take place at the Kololo Airstrip on Friday, 8th September 2023.
Museveni is believed to have been born on 15 September 1944 to parents Mzee Amos Kaguta, a cattle herder, and Esteri Kokundeka Nganzi who hails from Rukungiri.
The birthday festivities, as per the organizers’ announcement, will be conducted under the theme; “Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture among Youths, Women, and Communities.”
As understood by Swift Daily News, the birthday celebration will be held in tandem with the grand launch of the “#OmalakoJajja, #TovaKuMain2026” campaign. Since the onset of this year, the ONC office, under the firm leadership of Hajjat Hadija Namyalo, has orchestrated several launches across the nation. On 19th August 2023, the office will unveil this renowned campaign in the Greater Bushenyi sub-region at Kizinda Playgrounds.
As for the birthday event, the Bazzukulu office anticipates that millions of Ugandans from all districts will flock to Kololo to partake in the celebration of their leader, Museveni. Attendees can expect to enjoy a variety of food and beverages, provided at no charge.
Following the initial celebration, attendees will be entertained by a range of local and international musicians, comedians, and special diplomats.
The Onion reports that in the lead-up to the main event at Kololo, a multitude of activities will take place across the country, including the Museveni Birthday Run. These events are all geared towards celebrating Museveni’s life, his accomplishments, and the promotion of self-empowerment.