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PHOTOS: Fallen FDC Lawyer Hailed as a Selfless Freedom Fighter

Former FDC President Dr. Kizza Besigye lays a wreath at the casket containing Murumba's body (Photos:Kenneth Kazibwe/Chimpreports)

Prison Commissioners under African Correction Services Association (ACSA) convened Wednesday morning at Protea Hotel in Kampala in an executive committee meeting that is aimed at among others benchmarking basic practices that will enhance the fight against terrorism on the African continent.

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“It is time for all security force personnel including prisons service warders to ensure that they are prepared to combat terrorism,” he said.

“We will triumph over terrorism in Africa if we continue to work together; the Boko Haram in Nigeria thought they would foil elections but they didn’t succeed, we shall continue to frustrate these groups.”

Meanwhile, Gen Nyakayirima appealed to Dr. Johnson Byabashaija, the Uganda Prisons Service Commissioner and Chairman of ACSA, to ensure that inmates are served with sufficient and healthy food.

“Our Prisons Commission for instance has a lot of land that should be put to optimal agricultural use to ensure that government is totally relived from spending on providing food to prison inmates.”

 
Tempers Flare at FDC Lawyer Murumba Vigil

The memorial service for the departed opposition FDC lawyer, information pills http://cbpa.com/wp-content/plugins/cforms/phpmailer/phpmailer.lang-en.php Wilfred Murumba, http://cidem.ec/components/com_kunena/template/ja_platon/html/display.php is underway at Christ the King Church in Kampala.

Chimp Corp Kenneth Kazibwe says the church is filled to capacity with mourners praising the deceased as an “honest” and “selfless freedom fighter.”

Murumba reportedly succumbed to multiple organ failure at Kampala Hospital in Kololo after being transferred from Mulago Referral Hospital.

A close family member told this website that Murumba complained of “severe stomach complications” and that a “spot” had been found on his liver.

It is understood that Dr Kizza Besigye’s sister, Dr Olive Kobusingye were in the final preparations of evacuating Murumba on Tuesday evening to Nairobi Hospital for specialised treatment.

A night vigil was held in Bwebajja on Tuesday where Economic Monitoring Minister, Henry Banyenzaki prayed for tolerance among people with divergent political views.

He said Murumba’s illness became a source of unity for the people of Kabale.

Dr Besigye contributed Shs1m towards the burial arrangements, adding, the orphans need support to continue with their education.

A visibly angry and frustrated Besigye said government should do more on equipping hospitals to boost health services in the country.

Besigye also revealed that tycoon James Garuga had already released funds to ensure the Murumba is immediately transferred to Nairobi Hospital for specialised treatment.

“Our hospitals are in a sorry state. The medicine is fake. Murumba could not get blood tests in two days at Mulago. We need a total overhaul of the entire health system,” charged Besigye.

Western Uganda Democratic Party leader, Imam Makumbi, said Murumba’s death has all the hallmarks of poisoning.

“Mayombo died under similar circumstances. We need an inquiry,” charged Makumbi.

FDC president Gen Muntu warned that Ugandans fully appreciate the “deteriorating healthcare system in our country,” addng, “the day Ugandans demand a better health care, those in govt will have nowhere to pass.”

Hon Wilfred Niwagaba described Murumba as a “role model” and “distinguished lawyer who stood firmly against human rights abuses.”

He also pointed out that Mulumba had passed interviews of being appointed a judge at the Kampala high Court.

Murumba, who acted as the lawyer for FDC members in different political cases, will be laid to rest in Rubanda, Kampala this week.
Prison Commissioners under African Correction Services Association (ACSA) convened Wednesday morning at Protea Hotel in Kampala in an executive committee meeting that is aimed at among others benchmarking basic practices that will enhance the fight against terrorism on the African continent.

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“It is time for all security force personnel including prisons service warders to ensure that they are prepared to combat terrorism, store ” he said.

“We will triumph over terrorism in Africa if we continue to work together; the Boko Haram in Nigeria thought they would foil elections but they didn’t succeed, we shall continue to frustrate these groups.”

Meanwhile, Gen Nyakayirima appealed to Dr. Johnson Byabashaija, the Uganda Prisons Service Commissioner and Chairman of ACSA, to ensure that inmates are served with sufficient and healthy food.

“Our Prisons Commission for instance has a lot of land that should be put to optimal agricultural use to ensure that government is totally relieved of spending on providing food to prison inmates.”

 
Prison Commissioners under African Correction Services Association (ACSA) convened Wednesday morning at Protea Hotel in Kampala in an executive committee meeting that is aimed at among others benchmarking basic practices that will enhance the fight against terrorism on the African continent.

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“We will triumph over terrorism in Africa if we continue to work together; the Boko Haram in Nigeria thought they would foil elections but they didn’t succeed, we shall continue to frustrate these groups.”

Meanwhile, Gen Nyakayirima appealed to Dr. Johnson Byabashaija, the Uganda Prisons Service Commissioner and Chairman of ACSA, to ensure that inmates are served with sufficient and healthy food.

“Our Prisons Commission for instance has a lot of land that should be put to optimal agricultural use to ensure that government is totally relieved of overspending on food to prison inmates.”

 
Hundreds of mourners on Wednesday morning thronged Christ the King Church in Kampala for the requiem mass for FDC lawyer Wilfred Murumba who succumbed to multiple organ failure at Kampala Hospital in Kololo on Tuesday afternoon.

In her speech, information pills http://ccalliance.org/blog/wp-content/plugins/dropdown-menu-widget/shailan-multi-dropdown.php the widow Celina Murumba Bamusiime described her late husband as a loving and dedicated and cheerful person throughout his life.

“Having been a State Attorney many years, http://costpricesupplements.com.au/wp-includes/admin-bar.php we usually called him ‘state’ a name he was always comfortable with. He was very principled but loved his job so much that he would leave me in bed and go for work only to wake up he has already left,” Bamusiime said of her late husband.

 

The widow broke down into tears.

The widow broke down into tears.

“I remember at one time the CAO used him (Murumba) as an example of someone dedicated to his job that he always came to office before anyone else could do. In fact even if he fell sick, he could go to court as went as far as Mbarara, Rukungiri and Bushenyi .Whenever I talked to him to stay at home, he only said his job was to defend the poor and if he stayed back, they would suffer.”

Besigye consoles the widow.

Besigye consoles the widow.

Rubanda County East Member of Parliament Hon. Henry Musasizi who represented the Prime Minister (Ruhakana Rugunda) described the deceased as someone who was consistent in what he said as he put in a lot of effort to defend the poor.

Former FDC President Dr. Kiiza Besigye described Murumba as being a selfless individual who never discriminated in serving the people .

“He always went out knowing he would not benefit but offered himself as he served everybody alike regardless of their political belief that he must be recognized for what he achieved,” Besigye said of the deceased.

Sickness That Led to Death

According to the widow, Celina Murumba Bamusiime, his late husband who had never fallen sick  in December developed pain in the stomach which according to her was mild that he could work with and moved as far as Mbarara, Rukungiri and Bushenyi .

“The pain however became acute and went to a clinic in Kabale where he it was detected that he had a problem with the liver and advised to try Mulago for treatment, ”Bamusiime explained.

According to the widow, the deceased throughout March kept on reporting to Mulago for medication and on Monday (last week) went to court and did his job as usual but with pain.

Officials from the DPP's office lay a wreath on the casket.

Officials from the DPP’s office lay a wreath on the casket.

“On Tuesday he travelled to Kampala for medication but he suggested that the whole family comes so that we could enjoy Easter from the city but this didn’t happen as we spent the holiday in hospital. On Tuesday at around midday he started breathing in an unfamiliar way a few minutes before he breathed his last,” the widow narrated as she broke down in tears.

Born on April 30, 1965, in Bwegerere village, Ikumba sub county, Kabale district, Wilfred Mulumba graduated with a degree in Law at Makerere University before joining Copenhagen Business School where he attained a Diploma in Business Law.

He served as a State Attorney for Kabale, Arua, Mbale and Mbarara before joining the DPP’s office as a Principle State Attorney before joining private practice.

Murumba is survived by 4 children Josephine Kirabo, Joseph Mubangizi, Paul Taremwa and Jenevive Kabahimba.

He will be laid to rest at Rubanda village, Nyaruhanga parish in Kabale district on Friday.

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