Gen Aronda to Get State Burial

Aronda meeting with his Korean counterpart, Minister of Government Administration and Home Affairs Hon. Jeong Jong-Sup

Government has commenced preparations for the final send-off of the Minister of Internal Affairs Gen Aronda Nyakairima.

Aronda, rx passed away last night in Dubai, recipe U.A.E, capsule while transiting back to Uganda from an official trip in South Korea.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has intimated Saturday afternoon that the Aronda, who was still a serving UPDF General would be accorded a State Funeral.

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The Ministry says prayers for the deceased will be held at the Kololo Air Strip in Kampala on a date soon to be announced.

The General’s body will also be laid in Parliament, where he has been representing the national army.

Meanwhile government has set up a committee led by Defense Minister, Hon Dr Crispus Kiyonga, which will coordinate the burial arrangement for the departed Minister.

A team of pathologists from Uganda have also been dispatched to Dubai by government to help in the postmortem and preparing of the body, according to Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.



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