Solomon Iguru I

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Solomon Iguru I
Iguru I in traditional clothes
Iguru I in traditional clothes
ReignSince 11 June 1994
Coronation11 June, 1994
PredecessorNone – Kingdom exiled from 1967–1993
Heir apparentCrown Prince David Mpuga (born 2007)
ConsortOmugo Margaret Karunga
Full name
Rukirabasaija Agutamba Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I
HouseBabiito Dynasty
FatherTito Gafabusa Winyi IV
MotherGetrude Komweru Gafabusa Ateenyi
Born(1948-06-18) 18 June 1948 (age 65)
Unknown
 
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Solomon Iguru I
Iguru I in traditional clothes
Iguru I in traditional clothes
ReignSince 11 June 1994
Coronation11 June, 1994
PredecessorNone – Kingdom exiled from 1967–1993
Heir apparentCrown Prince David Mpuga (born 2007)
ConsortOmugo Margaret Karunga
Full name
Rukirabasaija Agutamba Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I
HouseBabiito Dynasty
FatherTito Gafabusa Winyi IV
MotherGetrude Komweru Gafabusa Ateenyi
Born(1948-06-18) 18 June 1948 (age 65)
Unknown

Omukama Rukirabasaija Agutamba Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I (born 1948) is the 27th Omukama of Bunyoro[1] from 1994 to present.
The King's Empaako (traditional alternative name used by family) is Amooti.

The Omukama (King) rose to the throne in 1994, after his father, Sir Winyi IV of Bunyoro, was annexed in 1967 by the Ugandan government.

In recent years, Solomon Iguri has promoted and developed the Kingdom, such as establishing the institution of the Association of the Representatives of Bunyoro-Kitara.

On 13 July 2010 The International Organization – CCLP Worldwide ( Special Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC)bestowed the highest honor of the organization to Solomon Iguri for his services to the people of Bunyoro-Kitara.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "King Iguru Opposes Basongora Eviction". AllAfrica.com. 12 June 2007. Retrieved 22 February 2011. 
Preceded by
None
Omukama of Bunyoro
1994 – present
Succeeded by
None