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IN PICTURES: Body of Rotarian Owori Finally Arrives

The turkish cargo landing at entebbe airport at 4am

The body of fallen Rotarian Sam Owori has finally arrived in the country, but unlike the earlier schedule of mid-night, it reached Entebbe Airport at 4:00am.

The remains were flown into the country aboard Turkish Cargo, after which it was picked by A Plus Funeral Services.

Hon. Mike Sebalu told the relatives who were at the airport awaiting the arrival that there were technical glitches but the body would arrive any time.

At the airport to receive the body was his sons Daniel and Stephen Owori, who were accompanied by their mother Agnes Norah Owori.

Businessman Emmanuel Katongole, a member of the Rotary Club of Muyenga and Minister of Works and Transport Eng. Ntege Azuba among other rotarians were also at the airport.

According to the burial program, Rotarians will today hold a fellowship at Lugogo Indoor Stadium.

Rotarian Owori passed away two weeks ago from Dallas, Texas in the United States while under an operation on his leg, during which his blood pressure dropped suddenly.

Rotarian Owori was a celebrated banker and a top Ugandan Rotarian who had been elected President of Rotary International for the term of 2018/19 unfortunately he died before swearing in.

He was the 108th president-elect of the Rotary International (RI) and was going to be the first ever Ugandan and second African Rotary President.

Samuel Owori will finally be laid to rest on Saturday July 29 at Kidera in Tororo.

From Left in black Stephen Owori his mother Agnes Norah Owori and young brother in black suit Daniel Owori holding on the coffin of their dads body

From Left in black Stephen Owori his mother Agnes Norah Owori and young brother in black suit Daniel Owori holding on the coffin of their dads body

Relatives and friends witnessed, prayed for the body and sung the National Anthem

Relatives and friends witnessed, prayed for the body and sang the National Anthem

Quality Chemical boss Emmanuel Katongole (L) with a friend moving to see the body

Quality Chemical boss Emmanuel Katongole (L) with a friend moving to see the body

Agnes Norah Owori (extreme right) resting at the airport with friends

Agnes Norah Owori (extreme right) resting at the airport with friends

Hon Sebaru telling members about the change in time due to technical reasons

Hon Sebaru telling members about the change in time due to technical reasons

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