By Mukose Arnold Anthony
As the country is covered with all sorts of mixed reactions from politicians and Ugandans over Minister Peace Mutuuzo’s remarks on a long time cultural practice by a section of tribes in Uganda on labia (vaginal lips pulling, the reigning Kyabazinga of Busoga His Majesty Wilberforce Gabura Nadhiope Kadhumbula IV has elaborated the importance of Culture in modern times as the world embraces the digital era.
The Kyabazinga who is in the Republic of Korea’s capital Seoul for a World Summit under the theme “Realizing World Peace through Interdependence, Mutual Proseprity and Universal Values”, has further agitated for peace among Kingdoms, noted that cherishing cultural values among people is a symbol of kingdom identity and respect.
“We are at a time of blending culture with modernity which is a good thing.However,of great importance is that the former is more ideal to us since it acts as our symbol of identity meaning that we should at all times defend it to deter its extinction”, the Kyabazinga emphasized.
Kyabazinga Gabura who is currently attending has further noted that, he wishes for a world of peace where people would love one another, a world without poverty, hunger, conflict and suffering.
The 2020 World Summit has drawn both current and former leaders like the former South Korean born UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, H.E Good Luck, H.E Olusegun Obasanjo and several dignitaries.
At this very Summit, Senegalese President H.E Mackay Sall was awarded for Good governance, Ban Ki Moon for being an exemplary international leader among others.