Museveni Attends MP Kariisa's Burial Ceremony


visit this site geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The district Woman MP succumbed to a brain tumour at Nakasero Hospital on Wednesday.

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viagra 100mg geneva;”>Eng. Kariisa, the widower, gave a moving eulogy of the deceased, praising her for behaving decently and bringing up their children I line with religious principles.

“I pray to God to enable me speak about Joy. Joy has been my wife for 6 years. But I have known her for 7 and a half years. When I was still her boyfriend, I would offer her pocket money; she always turned me down and said her dad had given her some money for upkeep at school,” recounted Kariisa.

“When I suggested we dine in restaurants, she suggested we buy food and prepares it at home. You know, we engineers look out for specifications in whatever we do. Joy fit all specifications I was interested in.

Members of Parliament on Friday described Kariisa as a “friendly, humble and hardworking” legislator, who had ably served both her constituency and the country at a young age.

Museveni attending the burial ceremony of the departed legislator

Hon. Flavia Kabahenda (NRM, Kyegegwa district) said the deceased was committed to improving the lives of rural women, who could not access credit facilities to finance their petty trade.

The Acting Leader of the opposition, Hon. Betty Aol (FDC, Gulu district), said there was need to renovate and equip all hospitals located on highways as they cater for all accident victims on major routes.

She also requested for cancer testing and treatment machines to be installed at all regional hospitals in order to decongest the Mulago Cancer Institute.

Born on February 22, 1986, Kariisa served on the Public Accounts Committee and the Committee on Gender, Labour and Social Development.

The late Hon. Joy Arinaitwe Kariisa leaves a husband, Eng. J.B Kariisa, an Assistant Commissioner in the Ministry of Defence, and two children.


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