Why Was The Namirembe Agreement Signed

Each minister is politically responsible for the execution of affairs in his own department and the ministers are jointly responsible, as a ministry, for the tasks entrusted to the Kabaka government. I have now agreed with representatives of Buganda Lukiko on a new draft Buganda agreement that would complement and, if necessary, amend the 1900 agreement. Can I also add my cordial and sincere congratulations to the right-wing gentleman to the fruitful question of these long negotiations? He was patient, conciliatory and obviously really eager to reach an agreement that was satisfactory to all. But also the representatives of Buganda and the representatives of Kabaka, and I also want to congratulate them warmly. After the adoption of the new agreement, Mutesa returned to Buganda[3] and the main agreement was duly signed on 18 October. [1] [3] At the end of the contract, the signatures of Kabaka, the governor and other witnesses appear. [1] He added: “I will maintain the peace, order and good government of the Ugandan protectorate, and I will entitle all kinds of people, in accordance with the aforementioned agreements, to the Buganda Constitution, to the laws and customs of Buganda and to the laws of the Ugandan protectorate, without fear of favour, affection or ill will.” Article 3 of the Buganda Constitution of 1955 states: “Kabaka will succeed as before on the throne of Buganda by the ancestry and choice of the great Lukiiko. The name of the person elected by the great Lukiiko must be submitted to Her Majesty`s Government for approval, and no person shall be recognized as Kabaka de Buganda whose election has not received the approval of Her Majesty`s Government. Delegates, after hearing from the Lukiko, accepted my proposal to enter into force the new provisions through an interim agreement that is expected to enter into force upon its return until Kabaka signs the main agreement in Buganda. This interim agreement will be on the same terms as the main agreement, outside the transitional arrangements, and after approval by Lukiko will be signed by Kabaka staff representatives. Six weeks after the appointment of Buganda ministers and representatives of the Buganda Legislative Council under the new rules, I will allow Kabaka to return to Buganda, where it will sign the main agreement and hold the opening ceremonies as desired or necessary. It forced Kabaka to sign a new agreement in which Buganda became a constitutional monarchy, and the worst part is that kabakaship, previously hereditary, became an electoral office.

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