US-based Rwandan Singer, Benjamin Mugisha also known as The Ben is expected to land in Rwanda ahead of this year’s gorilla naming ceremony, locally known as Kwita Izina.
The ‘Thank You’ hitmaker will be among other global icons and celebrities who will attend the high rated conservative ceremony which is slated to take place in Kinigi, northern Rwanda near the slopes of Volcanoes National Park .
The Ben while naming infant gorilla in 2017
The RDB Chief Tourism Officer, Belise Kariza, without announcing other names said that a number of superstars have been lined up for the annual conservation and tourism flagship event set to take place on September 7.
It is also expected a member of the Arsenal first-team is expected to participate in this ceremony following three-years deal between the club and Rwanda.
23 infant mountain gorillas will be named this year, Kariza said.
The Ben has also attended 2017 Kwita Izina Ceremony where he named it ‘Uruyange’.
The Ben during last year Kwita Izina cermeony
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