Funds for First Son and Commander Land Forces Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba’s 48th birthday celebrations were mobilized from friends within the country and abroad, Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka says.
The main celebrations for the birthday will be held on Saturday, May 7 at Entebbe Cricket Grounds. Speaking to The Ugandan Wire, Kiwanuka who is the chairman of the organizing committee, said the invite-only event will be graced by Muhoozi’s friends and fans from across Uganda.
“We will have plenty of entertainment for our guests as Gen. Muhoozi says a big thank you to all countrymen for supporting him in his life journey. Gen Muhoozi is giving back to society for their enduring love,” ,” said Kiryowa.
Some of the musicians expected to perform at the event include Bebe Cool and Eddie Kenzo. Resources for the event were mobilized by Muhoozi’s friends in Uganda and beyond.
Gates will be open at 3:00pm. Officials said security will be tightened to allow revelers to enjoy their party without any interruptions. Police have started deploying armed units to secure the cricket grounds.
Several functions have been held by Muhoozi’s fans in different parts of Uganda to celebrate his birthday. These were in Kampala (Lugogo), Ishaka, Fort Portal, Rukungiri, Rwampara among other places.
Commenting on the Fort Portal celebrations held on Thursday night, Muhoozi observed: “Thank you very much Fort Portal! The MK Army (which is really a grass roots and home-grown youth movement) is showing it is irresistible and unstoppable).”
Muhoozi recently said he was wooing Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta to attend the main celebrations.