By Ahura Mujuni Mark
Tooro Kingdom is today September 7, marks its 18th coronation anniversary.
King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi was crowned king of Tooro in 1995, after the death of his father, Patrick Olimi Kaboyo to become the 12th ruler of the 180-year-old kingdom.
The youngest King in Africa is now of age and has a number of projects to develope the kingdom.
The celebrations are taking place at the royal palace in Fort Portal, Kabarole District.President Yoweri Museveni is expected to grace the ceremony.
Amakondere ,the traditional dance of the Kingdom is one of the best moments at the event.
The kingdom of Toro, of the babiito dynasty, aptly claims its rightful origins in the ancient empire of Kitara. The first son of Omukama Kyebambe III of Bunyoro rebelled and annexed the southern part of his father’s kingdom, forming his own kingdom.