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Body of Former President Wacha at Parliament

The body of Mzee Wacha Olwol in State for public viewing
The body of former Presidential Commissioner, help Mzee Wacha Olwol who passed away on Tuesday  in Kampala,
arrived Thursday morning at Parliament at 10:20am
The body was received by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kizza, Minister of Public Service Muruli Mukasa, Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa, Members of Parliament from Lango sub-region led by Santa Alum and Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige.
The body arriving earlier at Parliament

The body arriving earlier at Parliament

Mzee Wacha Olwol was part of the  three man interim government of May 1980 to December 1980, serving as titular Head of State together with Justices Polly Namuconco and Saul Musoke.

The body today Thursday, lies in State where  the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda is expected to to move the  motion to pay tribute to the former leader. The motion is to be seconded by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kiiza.

The body was received by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah

The body was received by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah

Tomorrow Friday 5th May- at 10:00am, a Funeral Service will take place at All Saints Cathedral Nakasero.

After the Church service the body will be airlifted to Lira for public viewing at Lira District Council Hall at 2:30pm. and at 5:00pm it will be taken to his ancestral home at Corner Amach.

Burial is to take place Sunday 7th May  at 10:00

Some of the members of the bereaved family at Parliament

Some of the members of the bereaved family at Parliament

 

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