About Nkuluze

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About Nkuluze

Nkuluze was first established by Ssekabaka Daudi Chwa II when he was enthroned in 1914 at the age of 18 years. Its aim was to cater for the welfare of the Monarch (His Majesty the Kabaka), Nnabagereka and the Royal family.

It is headed by the Omuwanika (Royal Treasurer), who is appointed by His Majesty to receive and manage all the resources pertaining to the welfare of the Monarch and the Royal Family. Many people have served in this position and they include; Omuk. Eri Kamyuka Lule and Omuk. Turker Lwanyaga Ddungu as the last Royal Treasurers during Ssekabaka Edward Muteesa II’s reign.

It employs over 220 professionals in different fields based at the Head Office at Bulange Mengo, at various Palaces and Farms.

Our Vision

“Strengthening, Defending, Sustaining and Upholding Of the Sovereignty Of Nnamulondo – The Crown”


“Strengthening, Defending, Sustaining and Upholding Of the Sovereignty Of Nnamulondo – The Crown”

Our Mission

  • To Work As A Loyal And Cohesive Team
  • To Provide Holistic Welfare To His Majesty The King And The Royal Family

Our Core Value

  • Loyalty
  • Integrity
  • Trustworthiness
  • Confidentiality
  • Dignity



After the Coronation of Ssaabasajja Kabaka Mutebi II on 31st July 1993, he appointed Omuk. Bbaale Vicent Mugera as his 1stRoyal Treasurer (Omuwanika) with his deputy, Omuk. Dr. William Kalema.

In the subsequent years, His Majesty The Kabaka was able to appoint other people in the position of Omuwanika as follows; Omuk. Amb. Swaibu Musoke (1996 -1999), Omuk. Peter Mpanga (2000-2002) and Omuk. David Kiwalabye Male (2003 – 2005). The current Royal Treasurer is Omuk. John Kitenda who was appointed in 2006 to date.

As mentioned earlier, Nkuluze takes care of the Monarch, members of the Royal Family and manages the private official residences of His Majesty the Kabaka. They include the Palaces of Kireka, Banda, Bamunanika, Nkoni, Lukunyu, and Kigo Residence.

Nkuluze deals with the Finances, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Transport, Security detail, Farms, Royal collections (Amakula) and His Majesty’s private land. It also collects Ground Rent (Envujjo and Obusuulu) from the tenants, on behalf of Ssaabasajja Kabaka.


There are over eight departments in Nkuluze and these are the different departmental heads