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Besigye, Muntu to Attend Burial Of Fallen FDC Stalwart

President Yoweri Museveni visiting now deceased Peter Omollo
President Yoweri Museveni visiting now deceased Peter Omollo

Col Dr. Kizza Besigye and his Forum for Democratic Change Party President Gen. Mugisha Muntu are expected at the burial of the deceased former Soroti County Mp Peter Omolo today.

According to the Soroti District FDC Secretary General Mr. Jonathan Ebwalu, both Dr. Besigye and Gen. Muntu confirmed attendance on Saturday.

The deceased Peter Omolo was once a member of the opposition Uganda People’s Congress party before joining to FDC where he served as the Party Chairperson for Soroti District for 10 years.

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He served in the 8th and 9th Parliament and also in the Constituency Assembly that drafted the 1995 constitution.

On Friday last week, Omolo breathed his last at Mulago National Referral Hospital and battling days of acute pneumonia.

Mr. Omolo will be laid to rest today at 03:00pm.

Several Teso legislators including Kenneth Esiangu, Coasmas Elotu, Patrick Okabe, Anita Among, Hellen Adoa Julius Ochen among others have commended the deceased as a courageous politician who sold the seeds of Reform Agenda without fear.

Ms Florence Ibbi, former EALA FDC candidate also said, “FDC and Teso had lost an icon, a man who was a staunch opposition, an advocate for good governance,” she said.

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