By; Jjunju Francis and Charles Katabalwa
Radio Sapientia’s fan day for this year, threw many including the competitors in the profession in a surprise for the massive turn up and build up events to the main event dubbed EKIBBITU Enguliko super.
The event marked on November 5, 2017 at YES center play grounds, Nsambya a Kampala suburb, attracted thousands of revilers, listeners and well-wishers who wanted to be entertained by musicians and local artistes free of charge and also to win prizes.
Apart from the buildup events that included community service or co-operate social responsibility, where clothes and house hold utilities were given out to the needy who listen to the station, the event started with the Eucharistic celebration at St. Peter’s Parish Nsambya led by the Managing Director Rev. Fr. Eustachius Lwemalika.
After, the event was followed with a number of games, football, netball and Rudo amongst teams of listeners with Radio Sapientia staff in form of promoting talent, friendship and also giving out prizes to the best perfumers.
Apart from the entertainment the event saw the final sports quiz known as Kakensa we mizanyo 2017 where the last five to the finals, Bugembe Isaac a Liverpool fan from Entebbe, Kawooya Shafique a fan of Uganda cranes from Entebbe, Ssozi Sunday fan of mamerodi sundown’s from Namasuba, Mayemba Andonios a chealse fan and a student at Makerere University from Namugona and Kawooya Musa 15, a senior two student from Makindye division who were competing for the final prize of a brand new motorcycle.
At the end, Bugembe Isaac, emerged the winner of the sports Kakensa with a total score of 39 points, followed by Kawooya shafique with 32 points, Mayemba Andoniose got 23, Ssozi Sunday 16, and lastly Kawooya Musa 12 points.
Radio Sapientia Sports team led by Daniels Yenka over saw the entire competition that lasted for two months on air with 100 entrants.
Bugembe Isaac becomes the third winner of Radio Sapientia’s motor cycle in the same competition for this year 2017. Last year, 2016 the motorcycle was won by Samuel Kahinda in 2016, Shaban Lubega alias Benteke won it in 2015.
This year’s motorcycle worth 5 million shillings was provided by Betway international, a wall watch from Techno Company and an elegant blanket. Kawooya Shafique who is visionary impaired the first runners got a complete solar panel from Solar Connect international while Antonius Mayemba won himself a flat screen digital television set.
The crowning of the finalists at Nsambya Yes Center play ground in a mega annual musical extravaganza dubbed Ekibbiitu kya Sapientia Nguliko Super was officiated by the Centenary Bank General Manager Business Development and Marketing, Beatrice Lugalambi, who hailed Radio Sapientia for its commitment to service and the listeners for supporting it. She disclosed that they will continue to fund Radio Sapientia with 7million shillings annually for the preparation of Ekibbiitu celebrations among other activities.
Also there was handing over of a million shillings to the winner of this year’s catechism competitions Joseph Wamala from St. Pius x Masajja Parish.
Radio Sapientia’s Managing Director Rev. Fr. Eustacius Lwemalika applauded the big turn up by the fans and the support they have exhibited this year to the radio and other Catholic Church projects like Centenary Bank and Pax Insurance among others.
Among other special guests included board members of Radio Sapientia, sponsors, religious and area political leaders.
The event was entirely organized by Radio Sapientia headed by the MD Fr. Eustachius Lwemalika assisted by the station manager, Williams Mukisa Sserwadda, Finance and Administration Nalongo Gorret Nabasumba and the Staff.