On May 9, 2017, the Nnabagereka of Buganda, Sylvia Nagginda, opened this year’s one day Annual Buganda Women Conference (Ttabamiruka wa Bakyala) at Hotel Africana in Kampala, Kyaddondo County. The kingdom conference is organized as one of the festivities to mark the International Mother’s Day in Buganda .
In her speech, the Nnabagereka said that mothers play a fundamental role in shaping the future of their children. And they it through teaching the children good morals and training them to be hardworking and God fearing. She quoted a verse from the Bible, book of Proverbs 22:6, which reads, “Teach your children how they should live, and they will remember it at their lives”.
The Nnabagereka also requested mothers to live exemplary live in their homes because children learn much from them. She added that few weeks back, Kabaka Mutebi advised parents to respect each other and called on men to spearhead the fight against domestic violence and the spread of HIV/AIDS.
“A violence free marriage inspires children and prepares them for a good marriage in future”, said the Nnabagereka.
The conference was closed by the First Deputy Katikkiro, Mr. Emmanuel Ssendaula, who represented Katikkiro Mayiga.
In a related development, the 2017 Buganda Mother’s Day celebrations will be held on May 13 in Nazigo, Kyaggwe County. The Nnabagereka is expected to grace it according to Mrs. Mayanja Nkalubo, the Buganda minister responsible for women affairs.