Museveni Eulogises Chief Nkono

more about more about sans-serif; color: #333333;”>Speaking to Chimpreports, for sale the President’s Special Assistant for Communications, Ms Sarah Kagingo, revealed that the President made the remarks yesterday, Friday, in Igongyera village, Nabitula Parish in Namutumba district, while paying his last respects to Chief Nkono, one of the 11 Chiefs of the Sub Region.

“President Museveni mourned the Busoga Chief, Nkono, before travelling to Nairobi the same day for the Extra-Ordinary Session of IGAD Heads of State and Government Assembly on the situation in South Sudan,” Kagingo told Chimpreports.

“The President also said that Chief Nkono loved his country and made a great contribution to its all-round progress,” she added.

The late Nkono was the acting Kyabazinga of Busoga Kingdom for 11 months after the demise of the Kyabazinga Henry Waako Muloki in 2008.

Chief Nkono who was buried yesterday in Igongyera village, succumbed to heart failure and high blood pressure.

He is survived by three wives and over 30 children.

“I shared ideas with the late Nkono in reference to the development of Busoga,” the President told mourners adding that the deceased was a successful and exemplary farmer.

He urged the community to emulate Chief Nkono by continuing from where he stopped.

He also called on the mourners to make more efforts for expansion of agriculture in the sub-region. He commended Chief Nkono for loving his country.

The President noted that agriculture was the backbone of the country and asked the people to consider it as a serious production sector.

He advised them to work hard to ensure a continuous income flow in their homesteads.


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