KAMPALA – President Yoweri Museveni has lost his paternal aunt.
Jiresi Keminagano 97, died last night at Nakasero State House.
The President made an announcement on his official Twitter handle.
“I regret to announce the death of one of my paternal aunts (tatenkazi), Kaaka Jiresi Keminagano (97). She died at 8pm last night at Nakasero from conditions related to old age and long-time immobility in a wheelchair. She will be buried at Rwakitura, tomorrow,” the President announced.
Due to Covid-19, Museveni said a few people have been requested to conduct her last funeral rites in observance of health guidelines.
“Only very few people have been requested to conduct the burial in accordance with the COVID-19 regulations. The relatives, acquaintances, and friends, are requested not to try and congregate at the burial because it is dangerous and has no value addition.”
“We praise the Lord Almighty for her long life. May her soul rest in eternal peace. This is to inform all relatives, friends, acquaintances, and the NRM fraternity.”