Body of Former President Wacha Arrives in Lira

The body of former Presidential Commissioner, Wacha Olwol landed in Lira this afternoon

The body of former Presidential Commissioner, viagra 40mg Wacha Olwol on finally arrived in his home district of Lira.

The military helicopter carrying the body landed at Mayor’s Garden in the heart of Lira town at 03:28.

The remains of Wacha Olwol — who ruled Uganda jointly with two other presidential commissioners in the interim government of May to December 1980 – had earlier been taken for a service at All Saints Cathedral, Kampala at 10:00 am.

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To Lira, the body was accompanied by the Minister of Public Service, Wilson Muruli Mukasa who also deputizes the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, the chairman of the State Burial program.

At 03:58, the casket entered the chambers of Lira District Council and was received by Speaker, Rashid Opio and Councillors, who held a special sitting to pay their last respects to the late Wacha.

Rugunda on Thursday described the late on the floor of Parliament as a Statesman who worked for the country’s democracy at various levels especially when he went to London to negotiate the country’s independence in 1960.

Mzee Wacha is expected to be buried on Sunday at his ancestral home in Corner Amach in Amach sub-county, Lira district.

Wacha served in the Presidential Commission with Justices Saulo Musoke and Polycarp  Nyamuconcho.

Their commission worked hand in hand with the Military Commission that was chaired by Paulo Muwanga and deputized by Yoweri Museveni.


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