By Paul W Dennis
Born-again Christian musician, song writer and producer Sylver Kyagulanyi has “submitted to the divine mercies of God with unshakable faith” has he celebrates his latest land mark achievement of enrolling as an advocate of the High Court in Uganda..
39-year-old had this to say after being listed among 144 lawyers on Wednesday.
“I approach this distinguished privilege with humility and valour to serve, upholding the office of an advocate, the duty to the courts of Judicature, to fellow man and to my beloved country Uganda.
“I deeply desire to be a vessel of honour, prudence and candour. I submit to the divine mercies of God with unshakable faith that He will counsel me as I counsel His people; That He will Shepherd me as I traverse the unknown and tough terrains that my calling may occasion; And above all that He may preserve my vulnerable soul,” he said.
The singer went to Nswanjere Junior Seminary in 1990 and later joined Kisubi Seminary in 1995. He sat for A-level at St Charles Lwangwa Secondary School, Masaka.
He was admitted to Makerere University’s Mass Communication programme but left for lack of interest. He joined the Music Dance and Drama programme where he specialized in music and later still enrolled for law studies.
Recently speaking at the The Red sofa sessions in Kampala, Kyagulanyi said getting down on his knees to pray paved way for his break out single “Omuzadde katonda” that earned record sales in Uganda the year his album was released (2000). His other hits include “Olunaku Luno”.