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Wandikira: Katikiro w'ekika kye'njovu
P.O. Box 1250 Kampala
E-mail: katikkiro@njovu.org,  +256 752 728738

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Prime Minister Njovu Clan
P.O. Box 1250 Kampala
E-mail: katikkiro@njovu.org
Website: www.njovu.org

Non-Hereditary Leaders

Introduction:
Top non-hereditary leaders are appointed officers who help Mukalo, in their various capacities, to lead the Clan efficiently and effectively. They shall be elected officers who shall serve under the leadership of the Clan’s Katikkiro. The mandatory tenure of these officers is five years unless re-appointed for another five years.

The category of top non-hereditary or elected leaders shall include:
• The Katikkiro of the Clan and the Katikkiros of lower levels;
• Members of top executive council (cabinet) and members of executives at lower levels;
• Mukalo’s area representatives in Buganda and outside Buganda;
• Members representing the patrician lineages and branches.

The Katikkiro of the Clan;
The manner of appointment and the basic functions inherent in the officers of top non-hereditary leaders shall be replicated in all levels of the Clan.
The Clan’s Katikkiro (Mukalo’s Prime Minister or Chancellor)
The Clan shall have a Katikkiro who shall serve as the Clan’s Chief Executive Officer under Mukalo.
The Election and Appointment of the Katikkiro

The election and appointment of the Clan’s Katikkiro shall follow the following procedure:
(a) When the office of Katikkiro falls vacant, Mukalo, in consultation with the Cultural and Heritage Council, shall immediately appoint an acting Katikkiro pending the election and appointment of a new Katikkiro;
(b) Then, Mukalo shall make wide consultations with members of the Cultural and Heritage Council and a wide cross-section of members of the Clan at large and ask the acting Katikkiro to invite nominations;
(c) The Katikkiro shall be elected by the Cultural and Heritage Council from the names of at least three candidates submitted to it by Mukalo.
(d) Mukalo will then officially appoint the winning candidate as Katikkiro and ask him to form the Clan’s government by naming his cabinet.

Heads of patrician lineages or branches, i.e. hereditary leaders, shall not be eligible for the office of Katikkiro.

Qualifications and Attributes of a candidate for the office of Katikkiro

In order to become the Clan’s Katikkiro, the candidate shall:

• Be a Muganda, not less than thirty (30) years old, married and with a family;
• Have no criminal record and no blemish on his character and with a high level of uprightness;
• Have the approval and support of his patrician lineage or branch of the Clan;
• Be conversant with the Clan’s history, norms, customs and traditions, and heritage;
• Have a distinguished track record of service to the Clan in various capacities;
• Have a demonstrated record of supporting the activities and programmes of the Clan and those of the Kingdom;
• Be qualified to at least first degree level or its equivalent from a recognised university or institution;
• Possess sound interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;
• Possess the ability to work in harmony with people of various backgrounds;
• Be a good citizen and an exemplary member of his community;
• Possess the ability to be flexible and adaptable under different situations;
• Possess demonstrated administrative and leadership ability and at least five years’ experience of managing a reputable organisation.

Tenure of Office for the Katikkiro

The Katikkiro shall normally serve a term of five years, but shall be free to stand for another term of five years. The maximum tenure shall be only two consecutive terms. The sitting Katikkiro shall, however, have the option of serving for one term only.

Functions of the Office of Katikkiro
The Katikkiro shall be the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Clan and leader of the Clan’s administration or government. As such, he shall be expected to help Mukalo in the efficient and effective administration of the Clan by performing the following basic functions:
• To provide leadership to the Clan’s administration, activities and programmes;
• To ensure the effective implementation of the decisions of the Cultural and Heritage Council and of the General Assembly;
• In conjunction with the Cultural and Heritage Council, to put measures in place for the effective identification, harmonisation, documentation, protection and preservation of the Clan’s cultural heritage including the Clan’s history, cultural sites, artefacts, rituals and ceremonies, norms, customs and traditions;
• To appoint members of his team (the Clan’s executive council or cabinet) and set up the administration of the Clan;
• In conjunction with the Speaker, to develop the agendas of meetings of the Clan’s executive council or cabinet;
• To develop the Clan’s overall policy and management strategy;
• To produce annual work plans and budgets for approval by the cultural and heritage council and the general assembly;
• To monitor the performance of members of his team (the executive/cabinet);
• To provide performance reports and accounts to the monthly general meetings composed of heads of patrician lineages and branches, members of the executive/cabinet, Mukalo’s area representatives, representatives of patrician lineages and branches, and members of the clan present;
• To provide performance reports and accounts at the Clan’s annual general meeting (AGM);
• To serve as secretary to the Cultural and Heritage Council;
• To receive and analyse reports from the patrician lineages and branches, drawing the attention of Mukalo and of the Cultural and Heritage Council to exceptional situations;
• To attend to appeals from patrician lineages and branches regarding leadership and property wrangles and disputes; and to report to Mukalo and the Cultural and Heritage Council of decisions reached in such cases and any appeals that arise there from;
• To represent Mukalo and the Clan at all important events and forums;
• To serve as the Clan’s chief public relations officer and spokesman;
• To coordinate and monitor the activities of Mukalo’s area representatives;
• To organise the annual general meeting of the Clan;
• To announce to the world the passing away of Mukalo and that of members of Cultural and Heritage Council (Heads of patrician lineages and branches);
• To coordinate administrative arrangements for the funeral of Mukalo and for the installation of a new Mukalo; and
• To do such others things which involve the office of the Clan’s Katikkiro.

Privileges of the Katikkiro
The Clan’s Katikkiro is Mukalo’s first officer and confidant, and, as such, is privy to all important matters that concern the Clan. He is culturally and administratively the epitome of that side of the Clan that is non-aristocratic or non-hereditary. He is the top advisor and right-hand man to Mukalo. By virtue of his position, the Katikkiro is an executive member of the important Cultural and Heritage Council of which he is secretary.
The Katikkiro shall be accorded the honour and respect that befits his important position.

Resignation of the Katikkiro

A sitting Katikkiro shall have the freedom to resign from office before the completion of his term. Where this happens, the Katikkiro shall be required to give Mukalo at least three months’ notice. If his resignation is accepted by Mukalo and the Cultural and Heritage Council, it shall be mandatory for the Katikkiro to resign with his entire cabinet so as to allow the new Katikkiro to come in with his own team.
Mukalo in conjunction with the Cultural and Heritage Council shall appoint an acting Katikkiro to be in charge of the Clan’s affairs during the interim period between the resignation of the Katikkiro and the election and appointment of a new Katikkiro. The acting Katikkiro shall take charge of the organisation of the election of the new Katikkiro.

Privileges of a retired Katikkiro

A Katikkiro who has left office whether on completion of his mandatory tenure or on his accord shall be given the title of Ex Katikkiro. He shall be an honorary or ex-official life member and advisor of the executive council/cabinet. He will remain a consultant and advisor to Mukalo on Clan matters. The Ex Katikkiro shall be accorded honour and respect at all important functions of the Clan, and his presence will be recognised at such functions.

The Clan’s top Executive Council (Cabinet)
The Clan’s Katikkiro shall appoint outstanding members of the Clan to help him administer and manage the affairs of the Clan under Mukalo. The appointed officers and their deputies will be responsible under his supervision and guidance for key departments or ministries.
The Katikkiro shall have the power to create, modify, alter or replace departments or ministries for increased efficiency and effectiveness. Similarly, the Katikkiro shall be free to shuffle his cabinet at any time, retire ministers, and/or appoint new ministers, and/or increase the number of ministers.

Below is the list of present Cabinet posts:

• The Speaker of the General assembly;
• The General Secretary of the General Assembly and Secretary to the Executive Council/Cabinet
• The Secretary for Finance
• The Secretary for Education
• The Protocol and Organising Secretary
• The Chief Advisor and Secretary for Guidance
• The Secretary for Planning and Development
• The Legal Secretary
• The Secretary for Cultural and Heritage Affairs
• The Chairperson of Mukalo’s Area Representatives
• The Secretary for Information and Public Affairs
• The Secretary for Security and Sergeant-at-arms
• The Secretary for Youth
• The Secretary for Women
• The Secretary for Sports
• The Secretary for Mobilisation
• The Secretary for Special Duties

Appointment of Members of the Executive Council

The Katikkiro shall nominate members of the Executive Council/Cabinet and submit their names to Mukalo for comment. Next, Mukalo will present the nominations to the Cultural and Heritage Council for vetting and approval. Then, the Katikkiro shall present the Executive Council/Cabinet to the next monthly meeting of the General Assembly.

Qualifications and Attributes of Members of the Executive Council/Cabinet

Members of the Executive Council shall be:
• Respected, senior members of the Clan of at least thirty five (35) but of not more than seventy five (75) years of age, of impeccable character, and of proven leadership ability and demonstrated administrative experience;
• Persons who are ready and willing to serve the Clan as volunteers;
• Persons who are well versed with the Clan’s organisation and administration, as well as the Clan’s norms, customs and traditions;
• Persons who are qualified to at least first degree or professional diploma Level or its equivalent from a recognised university or institution;
• Persons with well developed interpersonal and communication skills;
• Persons who possess the ability to treat colleagues in a manner which demonstrates integrity, honesty and fairness;
• Persons who possess the ability to serve as flexible team members and work effectively within a variety of situations, individuals and groups

Tenure of office for Members of the Executive Council/Cabinet
Members of the Executive Council/Cabinet shall serve for a minimum period of five years but for a maximum of ten years.

Collective Responsibilities of Members of the Executive Council/Cabinet
Members of the Executive Council/Cabinet shall be jointly and severally responsible for:
• All collective Executive Council/Cabinet decisions;
• Supporting and/or defending the Cabinet position at all times; and
• The confidentiality of all matters discussed as confidential by the Executive Council/Cabinet.
Roles and Responsibilities of Individual Members of the Executive Council/Cabinet
The Speaker
The Speaker shall chair all sittings of the Executive Council and of the General Assembly. This role shall involve:
• Calling for sittings of the Executive Council and the General Assembly;
• Approving the agendas of these sittings in conjunction with the office of the Katikkiro;
• Approving minutes of the deliberations of the sittings of the Executive Council and of the General Assembly; and
• Ensuring that responsibilities for implementing decisions made in meetings of the Executive Council and of the General Assembly are properly allocated to those who are supposed to implement them.
• Production of the Treasury’s annual work plan and budget for incorporation in the Katikkiro’s overall annual work plan and budget for the Clan.

The General Secretary
The General Secretary heads the Clan’s secretariat. He is the secretary to the General Assembly and secretary to the Executive Council/Cabinet. He is also one of the signatories to the Clan’s banking account.

These roles shall involve responsibility for:
• Safe custody of all important and confidential documents of the Clan;
• Provision of secretarial and administration services to the General Assembly and to the Executive Council/Cabinet;
• Preparation of the agenda and minutes of sittings of the General Assembly and of the Executive Council/Cabinet in conjunction with the office of the Katikkiro and the office of the Speaker;
• All correspondence affecting the Clan in conjunction with the office of the Katikkiro;
• Production of the Treasury’s annual work plan and budget for incorporation in the Katikkiro’s overall annual work plan and budget for the Clan.

The Treasurer

The Treasurer is responsible for the Clan’s finances. He/she provides accounting and financial services, bookkeeping and expenditure, and budget and project accounts. He/she identifies opportunities for donations and fund-raising. He/she receives and deposits the clan’s moneys in the bank. He sins cheques along with other authorised signatories. He/she participates in meetings of the Finance Committee. He/she assists the Katikkiro with the preparation and production of the annual budget submission.

These roles embrace the following outputs:

• A well formulated financial strategy for the Clan;
• A well formulated annual work plan and budget for the Treasury;
• Timely production of the Clan’s annual budget paper;
• Accurate and timely accounts for all the Clan’s financial transactions;
• Adequate support for the Clan’s operations in terms of facilities, office equipment and stationery, and documentation;
• Efficient and effective conduct of fund-raising activities;
• Timely periodical and annual financial reports.

The Secretary for Education
The Secretary for Education has the duty of promoting education and training in the Clan. He/she ensures that the culture of education and training takes root and thrives in the Clan. These roles encompass the following responsibilities:
• The production of the educational and training strategy for the Clan;
• The participation in meetings of the Education and Training Committee;
• The advancement of literacy throughout the Clan;
• The organisation of educational and training campaigns;
• The organisation of educational and training seminars and workshops;
• The provision of encouragement to clan members to give education to their children;
• The provision of information on the education and training sub-sectors;
• The search for educational and training opportunities for the benefit of children of the Clan;
• The search for scholarships and bursaries for children of the Clan;
• The liaison with educational and training authorities and institutions;
• The production of periodical and annual reports on the status of education and training in the Clan;
• The production of the annual work plan and budget of the Education Department.
The Protocol and Organising Secretary
The Protocol and Organising Secretary coordinates and manages Mukalo’s official functions and also manages top level Clan meetings. He/she performs the following tasks in fulfilment of those roles:
• To produce the Department’s policy and management strategy;
• To produce the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• To organise top level meetings, conferences, functions and the like, and ensure that the necessary facilities, as well as safety and security are provided, as well as to ensure that protocol is observed in accordance with cultural norms in such gatherings;
• To manage Mukalo’s official travel arrangements;
• To write Mukalo’s speeches and official statements;
• To report on Mukalo’s official visits;
• To respond to queries about the Department’s area of responsibility in monthly meetings of the General Assembly;
• To produce the Department’s quarterly and annual reports on the Department’s activities.

The Chief Advisor
This dignitary is the Clan’s top consultant, advisor and counsellor on cultural matters. He/she provides advice and guidance on strategies for the observation and maintenance of the Clan’s norms and traditions. He/she serves as chairperson of the tribunal for the settlement of wrangles and disputes regarding leadership, succession and property distribution in the Clan.
• To produce the Department’s policy and management strategy;
• To produce the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• To provide advice and guidance on cultural norms and traditions;
• To chair the Clan’s tribunal for the settlement of wrangles and disputes regarding leadership, succession and distribution of property;
• To deal with any cultural matters that demand special focus;
• To coordinate all succession and property issues that need the attention of the Office of the Administrator General;
• To respond to queries about the Department’s area of responsibility in monthly meetings of the General Assembly;
• To act as the Clan’s spokesman on cultural matters;
• To produce the Department’s quarterly and annual reports on the Department’s activities.

The Secretary for Planning and Clan Economic Development

The Secretary for Planning and Clan Economic Development provides technical support to communities at various levels of the Clan to lift their members out of poverty and achieve economic development. He/she also provides information and guidance on economic development, wealth creation and poverty eradication within the Clan. In fulfilling these roles, the Secretary for Planning and Clan Economic Development is responsible for the following:
• Production of the Department’s policy and management strategy;
• Production of the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• Identification and examination of key opportunities for the profitable development of business through which the Clan communities can increase household incomes, eradicate poverty, and create wealth;
• Provision of expert technical support to Clan communities to realise the economic potential of cultural sites, and to set up and manage viable income generating projects and enterprises, as well as offer solutions on problems identified in running the cultural sites, projects and enterprises;
• Provision of technical guidance to the Clan communities in writing financial proposals, business plans, and feasibility studies that can help them to access funding from donors, banks, and financial institutions;
• Establishing and maintaining effective contact with the Central Government’s Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, international development bodies and community NGOs on poverty alleviation, as well on as economic and community development;
• To respond to queries about the Department’s area of responsibility in monthly meetings of the General Assembly; and
• Production of quarterly and annual reports on the performance of the Department.

The Secretary for Legal Affairs
The Secretary for Legal Affairs is the Clan’s chief advisor on legal matters. He/she is a member of the tribunal set up to settle succession and property wrangles and disputes within the Clan. His/her main tasks are:
• To produce the Clan’s legal strategy;
• To produce the Legal Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• To provide legal advice to the Clan as and when required.
• To provide legal guidance on succession, property and other issues that require settlement;
• To act as the legal link between the Clan and the Office of the Administration General;
• To act as the Clan’s spokesman on legal affairs;
• To arrange training on legal aspects for leaders and organs of the Clan;
• To produce quarterly and annual reports on the activities of his/her Department.

The Secretary for Cultural and Heritage Affairs
The Secretary for Cultural and Heritage Affairs is primarily charged with ensuring that policy measures are put in place for the protection and preservation of the Clan’s customs, traditions and heritage. He/she is a member of the tribunal for the settlement of succession and property wrangles and disputes. In order to fulfil these roles,

The Secretary for Cultural and Heritage Affairs will be required to:
• Produce the Clan’s cultural and heritage protection and preservation strategy;
• Produce the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• Formulate policy measures and guidelines to be followed by leaders at various levels in the Clan in conducting cultural affairs;
• Formulate strategies for the recording, protection and preservation of cultural sites, and for turning these into income generating activities through tourism;
• Ensure that the Clan’s traditional royal roles and responsibilities are restored and performed;
• Ensure that issues raised with regard to the protection and preservation of the Clan’s norms, customs, traditions and heritage are effectively addressed;
• Arrange seminars and workshops on culture and heritage;
• Monitor compliance to the cultural and heritage policies throughout the Clan;
• Participate in the deliberations of the tribunal set up to settle succession and property wrangles and disputes in the Clan;
• Respond to queries raised at the monthly meeting of the General Assembly;
• Produce quarterly and annual reports on the activities of the Department.

The Chairperson of Mukalo’s Area Representatives

This dignitary acts as coordinator of eminent members of the Clan who are appointed to represent Mukalo in counties of Buganda and elsewhere in the world. He/she is a member of the tribunal for the settlement of succession and property wrangles and disputes. His/her main responsibilities are:
• To produce the Department’s policy and management strategy;
• To produce the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• To ensure that Mukalo has a representative in all the designated areas;
• To participate in the selection of Mukalo’s area representatives;
• To ensure that Mukalo’s area representatives are provided with clear and well formulated policies for carrying out their functions, and to ensure that these policies are effectively complied with;
• To ensure that operational and policy issues pertaining to area representation are effectively addressed;
• To receive and analyse quarterly reports from Mukalo’s area representatives and to draw the attention of the Katikkiro to exceptional matters and anomalies;
• To arrange quarterly meetings of Mukalo’s area representatives;
• To arrange training seminars and workshops for Mukalo’s area representatives;
• To participate in deliberations of the tribunal set up to settle succession and property wrangles and disputes;
• To answer queries about the Department’s activities in monthly meeting of the general Assembly; and
• To produce the Department’s quarterly and annual reports on the Department’s activities.

The Secretary for Information and Public Affairs
The Secretary for Information and Public Affairs coordinates and manages information dissemination and all external public Relations. He/she manages the presentation of the Clan to the outside world through advertising and publicity, radio and TV, and public relations.

These roles involve carrying out the following tasks:
• Producing the Department’s policy and management strategy;
• Producing the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• Providing information on all aspects of the Clan’s aims, plans and activities;
• Arranging the Clan’s advertising and publicity in the press and on television;
• Acting as the link between the Clan and the press;
• Managing the origination and production of booklets, leaflets, publicity handouts and displays;
• Managing the quarterly publication of the Njovu Magazine which is aimed to inform clan members and outsiders of the Clan’s policy and activities, as well as key events, sport and social functions and items of general interest to clan members;
• Preparing press releases for the Katikkiro aimed at representing the Clan’s views on current socio-political themes and proposals to the outside world;

The Sergeant-at-arms
The role of the Sergeant-at-arms is to ensure the order and security and safety of meetings of the key organs of the Clans. His main duties are:
• To produce the Department’s policy and management strategy;
• To produce the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• To ensure that venues are secure and safe for meetings;
• To supervise the sitting arrangement during meetings;
• To ensure that law and order are maintained during meetings;
• To ensure decency of attire is maintained for meetings;
• To ensure that acceptable conduct, as well as cultural norms and traditions are observed during meetings;
• To produce the Department’s quarterly and annual reports on the Department’s activities.

The Secretary for Youth
The primary role of the Secretary for Youth is to coordinate and manage all matters affecting the Clan’s youth. His/her other role is ensuring that the youth become active and useful members of the Clan. His/her responsibilities include:
• Producing a well thought-out strategy for addressing youth issues;
• Producing the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• Putting in place a youth affairs council;
• Managing programmes for the organisation and mobilisation of youth for active participation in Clan affairs;
• Organising youth awareness and sensitisation seminars and workshops;
• Identifying opportunities for youth advancement with particular reference to the youth who have left school and are unemployed;
• Providing information on youth affairs;
• In conjunction with the Secretary for Sports, helping to identify and mobilise potential young players who are ready and willing to volunteer to play for the Clan;
• Organising youth quarterly gatherings for exchanging views and experiences on their affairs;
• Producing periodical and annual reports on the status of youth.

The Secretary for Gender and Women Affairs
The Secretary for Women is in charge of gender and women’s affairs. She manages all efforts involving women and gender development. These roles cover responsibility for:
• The production of a well thought-out strategy for gender and women affairs;
• The mobilisation of women for active participation in Clan affairs and for development;
• The organisation of quarterly gatherings of women to exchange views and experiences on their affairs;
• The provision of information on gender and women development;
• The search for assistance to support gender and women development;
• The establishment and maintenance of a permanent gender and women affairs council for addressing gender and women issues;
• The organisation of training seminars and workshops for women;
• The production of periodical and annual reports on the status of gender and women development;
• Production of the Department’s annual work plan and budget.

The Secretary for Sports
The Secretary for Sports is charged with the promotion of sports such as football, netball, volleyball, athletics, rugby, and the like. This role comprises of the following responsibilities:
• Production of a well formulated sports strategy for the Clan;
• Leadership of the Clan’s sports council created for the promotion of sports in the Clan;
• Identification and mobilisation of potential players who are ready and willing to volunteer to play for the Clan;
• Creation, training, and preparation of effective sports teams for participation in sports competitions;
• The production of periodical and annual reports on the status of sports in the Clan;
• Production of the Sports Department’s annual work plan and budget.

The Secretary for Mobilisation
The Secretary for Mobilisation is responsible for calling up members for active participation in Clan affairs including attending meetings and conferences, functions and ceremonies, and for development. His/her main duties are:
• To produce the Department’s policy and management strategy;
• To produce the Department’s annual work plan and budget;
• To mobilise Heads of Patrician Lineages and Branches to hold regular council meetings at their level, and for them to ensure that similarly regular meetings are held by leaders at all the lower levels;
• To work with Heads of Patrician Lineages and Branches and Mukalo’s Area Representative on the mobilisation of clan members under their jurisdiction to undertake development by setting up income generating activities in order to increase household incomes and improve their welfare;
• To mobilise Heads of Patrician Lineages and Branches for them to ensure that cultural sites are protected and preserved and that their economic potential is realised for the benefit of clan members;
• To work with the Protocol and Organising Secretary on the calling up of clan members for participation in Clan meetings, conferences, functions and ceremonies;
• To work with the Secretary for Information and Public Affairs on the mobilisation of clan members for attending meetings, conferences, functions, and ceremonies, and on the advertising and giving publicity of such events;
• To undertake campaigns in school, colleges and universities for calling up students who belong to the Clan to join forces with their elders and play an active part in Clan affairs;
• To respond to queries about the Department’s area of responsibility in monthly meetings of the General Assembly; and
• To produce quarterly and annual reports on the activities of the Department.

The Secretary for Special Duties

The Secretary for Special Duties performs duties that need special focus. This role involves responsibility for:
• Production of the Department’s policy and management strategy;
• Production of the Department’s annual work plan and budget estimates;
• Performance of any duties assigned by the Katikkiro from time to time;
• Performance of functions that are not specially assigned to other departments;
• Attendance to matters of an emergency nature;
• Provision of support to the Katikkiro in the performance of his general duties;
• Response to queries addressed to the Department during monthly meetings of the General Assembly;
• Production of quarterly and annual reports on the activities of the Department.

Mukalo’s Area Representatives
Appointment of Mukalo’s Area representatives
Mukalo’s area representatives shall be appointed by the Clan’s Executive Council with the approval of the Cultural and Heritage Council.
Qualifications and Attributes of Mukalo’s Area Representatives
Mukalo’s area representatives shall be:
• Persons of impeccable character who are outstanding members of the Clan;
• Persons of proven leadership and administrative experience;
• Persons who are ready and willing to serve the Clan as volunteers;
• Persons who are conversant with the Clan’s organisation and administration, as well as the Clan’s norms, customs and traditions;
• Persons who are qualified to at least Senior Four Level or its equivalent;
• Persons who are able to communicate well both orally and in writing;
• Persons who can interact with people of diverse backgrounds; and to treat colleagues in a manner which demonstrates integrity, honesty and fairness;
• Persons who can convey information and ideas to individuals and groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message;
• Persons who can be flexible team members with the ability to work effectively within a variety of situations, individuals and groups

Tenure of office of Mukalo’s Area Representatives

Mukalo’s area representatives will serve a term of three years with an option for re-appointment for another two terms but no more.

Functions of Mukalo’s Area Representatives
These dignitaries represent Mukalo in the counties of Buganda and in areas outside Buganda. Their role involves:
• Representing Mukalo at all official functions held in the area where Mukalo would have presided over these functions;
• Overseeing operations carried out by Clan leaders at the various Clan levels in the area where he/she represents Mukalo, and reporting matters of an exceptional nature to the Katikkiro through the Chairperson of Mukalo’s Area Representatives;
• Working with the Secretary for Mobilisation in conjunction with the leaders of patrician lineages and branches in the area on the calling upon clan members to attend clan meetings and functions, as well as undertake development;
• Working with Clan leaders at various levels in his/her area of representation on the implementation of income generating activities meant to raise household incomes and welfare of clan members;
• Inspecting cultural sites and ensuring that they are properly protected and preserved and that opportunity is being taken to develop them as tourist centres for income generation; and
• Producing quarterly and annual reports to the Katikkiro through the Chairperson of Mukalo’s Area Representatives on the status of the area he/she represents.

Representatives of patrician lineages and Branches
Appointment of Representatives of Patrician Lineages and Branches
Each head of the patrician lineage and of the branch will appoint two prominent persons to represent the lineage or branch to the General Assembly.
Qualifications and Attributes of Representatives of Patrician Lineages and Branches
The head of the patrician lineage or branch shall ensure that the person he chooses to represent the lineage or branch is:
• A person of exemplary character and a respected member of the community;
• Approved by the majority of leaders of lower levels in the lineage or branches;
• Ready and willing to serve the Clan as a volunteer;
• Knowledgeable about the Clan’s norms, customs and traditions;
• Qualified to at least Senior Four Level;
• Able to communicate well both orally and in writing;
• Can interact with people of diverse backgrounds; and to treat colleagues in a manner which demonstrates integrity, honesty and fairness;
• Can convey information and ideas to individuals and groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message;
• A flexible team player with the ability to work effectively within a variety of situations, individuals and groups

Tenure of office of Representatives of Patrician Lineages and Branches

Representatives of patrician lineages and branches will hold office for three years, with the possibility for re-appointment for another two terms term of three years each subject to their consistently good performance.
Functions of Representatives of Patrician Lineages and Branches
• To serve as deputies of their Lineages and Branches to the Clan’s General Assembly;
• To participate in the deliberations of the monthly meetings of the General Assembly;
• To present the views and positions of members of their Lineages or Branches on important issues affecting them;
• To take back to their Lineages or Branches decisions made by the General Assembly.

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