Parliament will tomorrow Tuesday, October 24, 2023, hold a special sitting to pay tribute to fallen former Minister, Henry Kyemba who succumbed to what his family described as diabetes-related complications on October 19.
According to a statement from Clerk to Parliament, Kyemba’s body is expected to arrive at Parliament at 11.00 am on Tuesday where it will lie in the foyer for public viewing before the special sitting commences at 2.00 pm.
Kyemba served in three regimes of; Milton Obote, Idi Amin, and the current President Yoweri Museveni.
“H.E Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, in line with Article 99 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda as amended which vests Executive authority of Uganda in the President; has therefore directed that the Late. Hon. Henry K. Magumba Kyemba be accorded an Official Burial,” a statement released by the Government Spokesperson Mr Ofwono Opondo on October 21 reads.
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