By Mable Nakibuuka
The Katikiro of Buganda Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga on Thursday appointed city music producer Benon Mugumbya, of the Muyenga based Swangz Avenue, to serve on the Buganda Kingdom Tourism Board.
Mugumbya, who was appointed as board member and is to serve with a team of dedicated tourism enthusiasts, is set to start his duties next week, after he picked his appointment letter from the Katikiro’s office at Bulange, Mengo on Thursday.
Through working with his team that includes Julius Kyazze and others, Mugumbya, who was a musician himself before he channelled to production, has done a great job over the years to revolutionize Uganda’s music industry.
Under his management, Swangz Avenue has nurtured talent amongst several Ugandans, shot very many videos that promote Uganda’s tourism, on top producing the finest artistes who include Winnie Nwagi, Vinka, Irene Ntale, among others.
Insiders at Mengo intimated to our reporter that Mugumbya shall among other tasks be responsible to work with the team to identify, expose and promote all tourist sites in Buganda Kingdom and other parts of the country in a bid to boost the tourism industry.
Following the appointment, our Moles intimate that Mugumbya is in jubilation mood and Swangz Avenue guys are planning to throw a congratulatory party for him soon.
We shall bring you the updates!