Body of ex- Central Bank Governor Mutebile arrives in Kabale ahead of burial on Sunday

Mutebile will be raid to rest on Sunday at his ancestral home in Ruhiita village, Kijuguta ward in the Northern division of Kabale municipality.

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A casket containing the body of Prof Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile being carried away from the helicopter. COURTESY PHOTO.

Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile will be raid to rest on Sunday at his ancestral home in Ruhiita village, Kijuguta ward in the Northern division of Kabale municipality.

Prof Mutebile’s body, airlifted by a UPDF chopper in company of a few family members from Kampala was Saturday evening received by Ministers David Bahati and Chris Baryomunsi at Kabale Gold Course in Kabale District.

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While speaking to mourners immediately after the arrival of the body of the ex- Bank of Uganda Governor in Kabale, Chris Baryomunsi who’s the minister of information and National guidance elaborated on the burial program.

He announced that there will be prayers and vigil overnight at Mutebile’s home and then tomorrow starting at midday there will be a requiem service at Kigezi lower playground.

Thereafter, the body will be laid to rest at his ancestral home in Ruhiita village, Kijuguta ward in the Northern division of Kabale municipality on Sunday afternoon.

The two ministers and other officials after the arrival of the body of former Bank of Uganda Governor Mutebile on Saturday. COURTESY PHOTO.

The minister also revealed that due to limited space, only a few people will be allowed to access his home for Saturday’s
vigil and that those that will be allowed will have to observe SOPs due to the period of COVID- 19 in the country

Baryomunsi also condoled with the family of Former Ethics Minister, Rev. Fr. Simon Lokodo who died in Geneva, Switzerland on Saturday where he had gone for his official work as a commissioner of the Uganda Human Rights Service Commission.

He noted government was working hard to establish the cause of his death and working around the clock to have his body repatriated in Uganda as they make arrangements for his burial.

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