Thursday, June 20, 2019
Prof. Nsibambi Ex-Premier Finally Laid to Rest

The body of former prime minister professor Apollo Nsibambi was finally laid to rest at his ancestral home at St. Stephens church Kasero Buloba, the body of the deceased arrived at 3:30 PM amidst heavy downpours. Despite the nature of the climate, thronged at the burial ceremony.

By 4:30 PM the body was laid to rest.

Before the burial, the body of former premier was guarded with 17-gun salute. The two-hour ceremony was graced with speeches from the mourner who included the widow praising the deceased as a man who knew accepted Christ.

While delivering the condolence message on behalf of the government the vice president Edward Sekandi hailed the deceased as a trustworthy person who has lived by example.

The burial was graced by a senior government official who included prime minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, chief justice Baati Katureebe, NRM Secretary general Justine Lumumba, officials from Mengo and religious leaders among others.

The minister of land Persis Namuganza praised the late and the state minister of education Rose merry Seninde leaving the legacy of a good statesman.

Professor Nsibambi was the longest-serving prime minister, he held a different position as a cabinet minister and an academician. He died on Tuesday at his home in Rubaga after succumbing to cancer.

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