Museveni mourns Brig Kyabihende, pledges to help deceased’s children

President Museveni lays a wreath on the casket containing the remains of Brig. Geoffrey Taban Kyabihende. Courtesy photo.

President Museveni has commended Brig Geoffrey Taban Kyabihende for contributing towards the peace and security currently prevailing in the country.

Speaking at the deceased’s home in Kawuku a Kampala surburb where he had gone to pay his last respects to the deceased soldier yesterday night Museveni lauded the fallen Brigadier for dedicating his entire adult life to fighting for and protecting Ugandans.

“I acknowledge his contribution and encourage others to do good because society will always remember you President Museveni said.

The President pledged to take care of the children of the deceased so that his sacrifice to the country is not in vain
He said that Brig. Kyabihende was one of the officers who joined the struggle when they were still young but contributed immensely to the struggle.

The President also called upon the youth to use their numbers to agitate for proper allocation of state resources so that they can transform their lives.

Brig. Kyabihende passed on at Nakasero Hospital after battling cancer. At the time of his death, he was serving as Uganda’s military attaché in Kinshasa.

Brig. Kyabihende was born in 1961. He was among the first 100 NRA soldiers, having joined the rebellion in 1981. He is survived by a widow and several children.




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