By Prossy Namiiro
The Queen Mother of Buganda Kingdom Namasole Margaret Nagawa Siwoza is dead.
Her death has been announced by the Prime Minister of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga.
According to the Prime Minister, the late has been sick for over a year. She has been suffering from a stroke that paralyzed her right side of the body.
King Ronarld Muwenda Mutebi is mothered by the late Queen Mother Sarah Nalule Kisosonkole who died in 1974. She was succeeded by the later Queen Mother Rebecca Zirimbuga Musoke. It was the late Rebecca who was present during the King’s coronation at Naggalabi. She died in 2013 and was succeeded by Margaret Nagawa Siwoza who passed away in the wee hours of the night.
Namasole is a formal title for the King’s mother in Buganda Kingdom. The title comes with high respect and honor throughout the kingdom. After Namasole always has a palace of her own to live in and various chiefs to serve her.