PHOTOS: Uganda Mourns Ex Minister Ntimba


ampoule geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 150%;”>At the requiem mass held Tuesday afternoon at Rubaga Cathedral, malady Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi described the late as the man who served the nation with dedication and sacrifice.

salve geneva;”>

“On my side I have lost a mentor because he mentored me while at St Mary’s College Kisubi and later we worked together in politics and Rotary,” eulogised Ssekandi.

Ntimba’s widow being consoled by her children at Rubaga Cathedral

Ssekandi expressed his sympathies for the bereaved family after losing such an “outstanding parent.”

Ntimba succumbed to liver cancer on Sunday at Rubaga hospital.

The Speaker of Parliament Hon Rebecca Kadaga in her condolence message read by Works Minister, John Byabagambi described the late as “versatile” man who served the nation with dedication.

“Having been part of leadership of this country, Ugandans will miss him because of those outstanding leadership attributes,” said Kadaga.

The speaker further contributed Shs 1m towards the funeral expenses.

Burial will take place on Thursday at his ancestral home in Rwarire, Nyakayojo, Rwampara in Mbarara district.

He is survived by a widow Royce Ntimba, children and grand children.

The Late Ntimba

Born on February 19 in Nyamitanga, Mbarara, Ntimba served as a teacher at Ntare School in 1961 and St Mary’s Kisubi in 1962.

At Ntare, it is reported Ntimba taught President Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame.

He served in the Education Ministry and also as a member of the National Resistance Council representing Mbarara district from 1986-1996.


Header advertisement
To Top