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Council of Elders (Bakulu b’Entula/Abataka) of Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba

There is a Council of Elders (Bakulu B’Entula or Bataka) of all the clans consisting of ethnic communities in Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba. The Council consists of clan leaders, each representing one of the 25 clans of Obudhingiya. The Council is headed by Esimudhingiya or Head of Clans. Esimudhingiya is elected from among the members of the Elders Council.

The functions of the Elders Council include the following;
(a) To deliberate on all or any matters pertaining to or touching upon Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba, its objectives, and activities and pass the recommendations and resolutions therefrom to Kusei for consideration.
(b) To formulate and recommend guidelines on customs, and cultural practices to the Executive Committee (cabinet ministers) for their consideration and onward transmission to Kusei for approval.
(c) To advice and update OMUDHINGIYA on cultural issues and concerns

The Council of clan leaders regulates its own procedures and schedules.

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