If there is one thing that Ugandans love, it has got to be motor rally; especially when the drive is off the beaten path.
And today [March 7, 2020] was no exception as revelers’ were treated to a rare spectacle of Hamilton-like driving skills when the Isebantu Kyabazinga, Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope IV joined the International University of East Africa (IUEA) organized rally at the Hared Fast Gym grounds in Jinja.
The Kyabazinga, navigated by prince Nasser Kirunda, joined rally sensation Rajiv Ruparelia and over 40 other seasoned Ugandan professional drivers like Lwakataka, Hassan Alwi, Mubiru (Kikankane), Bwamiki and Arthur Blick.
Amidst ululations from his subjects, Isebantu Kyabazinga, maneuvered the circuit as a guest driver with ease and pomp for over 10 minutes.
Busoga Kingdom Katukiro Dr. Joseph Muvawala, Isabalangira Nkuutu Samuel, Kingdom ministers, the Jinja mayor Magid Batambuze and a big number of Uganda’s socialites such as comedian Salvador Idringi and Gideon Kirumira were at the rally.
Also at the rally was, Princess Victoria Nkinzi, daughter to the Kabaka of Buganda, His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
– IUEA Jinja Rally 2020 –
The rally is the second event on the 2020 National Rally Championship (NRC) organised by the Eastern Motorcross Championship.
Hassan Alwi dominated day one, finishing top after the two stages, ahead of Ronald Sebuguzi and Rajiv Ruparelia in second and thrid respectively