His Highness Dr.Eng Moses Odongo Okune, the paramount chief of Tekwaro Lango, has requested the NRM government to establish a museum in the Lango sub-region in order to rejuvenate the cultural values of the Lango ethnic group for the benefit of future generations.
The paramount chief made the request during the installation of new cultural leaders of the Bako Otara Clan in Apoka village, Aler primary school in Ogur Sub-county, Lira district. Several clan members, including Denis, Opio Bony, Ocen Jimmy, and Otim Charles, were inducted and presented with symbols of office to carry out the cultural work of the Bako Otara Clan of Tekwaro Lango Kingdom.
The commissioner for oaths, Counsel Makmot Kibwanga, administered an oath of secrecy to the new cultural leaders. Mr. Alol Peter, the clan head of the Bako Otara Clan, expressed his gratitude to the clan for voting him for a third term, and for his 10 years of service as clan leader.
The prime minister of Tekwaro Lango, George Ojwang Opota, encouraged members of all clans under the Tekwaro Lango chiefdom to plant trees and perform cultural dances at all cultural events.
The colorful installation of the Bako Otara Clan leaders was witnessed by ministers of Tekwaro Lango and other clan executives. The oath takers were instructed on the laws governing the oath of office and the oath of secrecy.
They were also presented with certificates and took photos with His Highness the paramount chief of Tekwaro Lango (Won Nyaci). Dr.Eng. Micheal Odong Okune honored the occasion, which brought together women, youth, men, children, and the culturally popular Okeme and Ikoce dancers.
Won Nyaci Eng. Odongo Okune was gifted a sheep by the clan members of Bako Otara in appreciation for his good work of uniting the various clans under Tekwaro Lango chiefdom.
Hundreds of people turned up to witness the colorful installation of new clan executives by the paramount chief of Tekwaro Lango.