It was a sombre mood at Nyaruziba Village, Kagadi town council in Kagadi District on Tuesday evening as hundreds people turned up for the burial of former LC1 chairperson of Kagadi central cell ,Mzei Laurensio Lukwago
Mzei Laurensio Lukwago, 87, succumbed to diabetes and pressure at his home in Kagadi central cell, Kagadi town council on Monday morning.
Father Charles Kakooza of St. Mary’s catholic parish who led the requiem mass asked people to always seek to improve their faith and be ready to meet the creator.
Fr.Kakooza described Lukwago as an extremely God fearing person and a focused politician for serving the country beyond self.
Several dignitaries, including the minister of state of Bunyoro affairs Ernest Kiiza ,Hoima district womap mp Hariet Businge ,MP Buyaga East Musana Eric Acaali ,LC5 chairperson Kagadi Steven Byaruhanga Mfashingabo and RDC Kagadi Lillian Ruteraho among others eulogized the deceased as a dependable LC1 chairperson who loved Uganda and his political party, NRM he served since 1986.
Ernest Kiiza Monday Apuuli the State Minister for Bunyoro Affairs also thanked Lukwago for being a hardworking person who shouldbe recognized by government.
The Prime Minister of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, Rt. Hon Andrew Byakutaga urged the people of Bunyoro to nurture their children into responsible citizens.
He described Mzei Lukwago as an innovator, carpenter, mechanic and driver in Kagadi town council, Kagadi district.
Byakutaga expressed concern about parents who neglect their parental responsibilities of providing and nurturing children.
Speaking On Behalf of the family of late Lukwago , Francis Mugerwa, the Head of communications Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom and Vice President, Kitara Football club asked the government to establish a technical institution and name it after his father , the late Lukwago as a sign of recognition to his contribution to the development of the country.
The late Lukwago 87, who died last evening at his home in Kagadi Town, succumbed to pressure and diabetes.
He has survived with one wife, children and grand children