Kiham Enterprises Finally Breaks Silence On Ownership Of Kigo Land Claimed By Buganda Kingdom

Kiham Enterprises Finally Breaks Silence On Ownership Of Kigo Land Claimed By Buganda Kingdom

By Spy Uganda
City tycoon Hamis Kiggundu also known as Ham through his company Kiham Enterprises Uganda Limited has released a  statement clearing air on Kigo Land said to be belonging to Buganda Kingdom.Last Friday, Ham through his real estate company- Kiham Enterprises (U) Limited deployed casual labourers and grader operators who started excavating and clearing a 140-acre prime land in Kigo, which Mengo says is Kabaka’s land.

Ham co-owns the real estate company with his uncle Edward Nakibinge Kaggwa (Ham owns 99 percent shares whereas Nakibinge owns 1 percent).

The contested land is located on the stretch lying between Victoria Serena Hotel and Mirembe Villas.

Below Is Ham’s Statement On Entire Saga

“Land Details

✔ Kyadondo Block 273 Plots 23974, 23975, 23976, & 23977, land at  Kigo.

✔ Total Acreage is 37.767 Hectares/93.322 Acres.

✔ It is situated between Serena-Kigo and Mirembe Villas land, off  Munyonyo Spur Road, and extends inwards sharing common boundaries with Serena-Kigo, Mirembe Villas and the Lake.

✔ Usable acreage is 78.086 Acres whereas 15.236 Acres incorporate access roads.

✔ The said land is a Freehold land granted by Wakiso District Land Board and the Freehold Land Titles were issued in November 2019  by Wakiso District Land Office.

✔ The subject land falls under ‘Public Land’ formerly Plot 20 and referred to as, ‘Total Lake Area’, originally measuring approximately  289.34 Acres.

See layout for the location details.

2. The misconceived Kingdom of Buganda owned Land:

✔ Private Mailo land on Kyadondo Block 273 Plots 87, 99,110 & others, land at Kigo.

✔ It shares boundaries with the public land (already described above),  mainly comprising; Mirembe Villas, Kigo Prisons, part of Serena Kigo land, taking part of the Munyonyo Spur Road outwards beyond the Munyonyo Spur.

✔ It is composed on Final Certificate (F.C 18454) formerly Plot 96 and originally measuring approximately 16 Square miles and 228 Acres.

 3. Developments:

Above: Proposed Ham Sports Club

✔ Kiham Enterprises Uganda Limited is in the advanced stages of building an Integrated Sports Complex called Ham Sports Club. It is intended to Identify, Nurture and Promote Ugandan Youth Talent domestically, regionally, and internationally. It accommodates 3 state of the art football playgrounds (including 2 training grounds), 2  Olympic size swimming pools, World Class Gym, 4 basketball courts, 4 tennis courts, 4 netball courts, all indoor games,  accommodation facilities and a grade four medical health facility.

This project is going to bring a lot of social-economic transformation to many Ugandans at large with Buganda inclusive.

✔ In light of the above, the project proposal was submitted to NEMA for review and subsequently, a NEMA approval certificate was obtained n December 2020 clearing the project to take off.

NEMA approval certificate obtained  in December 2020 clearing the project to take off

✔ Additionally, there was the need to open up an access road to the  project area, and thus a request for access off Munyonyo Spur was  made to UNRA 0n 2nd November 2020 and following several  inspections by the UNRA Kampala Station team, permission was  granted on 23rd November 2020 under strict conditions including  notifying them before the commencement of works for effective  technical guidance and Supervision mainly on the drainage channel  widening

UNRA Kampala Station team, permission was  granted on 23rd November 2020.. reads in part

UNRA Kampala Station team, permission was  granted on 23rd November 2020.. reads in part

✔ before the commencement of any activities as far as opening up an access road is concerned, Kiham Enterprises (U) Limited contacted the local leadership through the L.C 1 Chairman of Kigo Prisons Cell, who also re-emphasized the need to widen the drainage channel that runs across the Munyonyo Spur Road and further welcomed the project.

Kigo LC1 letter 

✔ Efforts were made to contact the neighbours and notify them about the projected activities but with minimal breakthroughs. However, we shall continue to engage the two neighbours (Mirembe Villas & Serena Kigo) to work together mainly in harmonizing the drainage expansion activities in the area.

✔ On 8th March 2022, Kiham Enterprises commenced with the works of expansion of the drainage channel (under technical guidance and supervision of UNRA) and opening up an access road for the Sports Club Project.

4. Going forward, Kiham Enterprises (U) Limited welcomes the following:

✔ That a joint boundary opening exercise of both the Freehold land titles comprised on Kyadondo Block 273 Plots 23974, 23975, 23976,  23977 and the Kabaka Private Mailo land t comprised on Kyadondo  Block 273 Plots 87, 99,110 & others is carried out to seek clarifications and ascertain the true location of both properties and as a way of confirmation that truly, the two properties are separate, do not overlap into one another, one is a Private Mailo and whereas the other is Public land, and that the only common dentifier of the two properties is the shared Plot Boundaries and the  fact that they all fall in the same Block and County.” an accessible web community

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