According to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, Prof. Nsibambi will lie in state prior to the sitting, as members pay tribute to a man widely admired for an exemplary lifestyle correlated with eloquence, warmth, smartness, and humor.
According to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, Prof. Nsibambi will lie in state prior to the sitting, as members pay tribute to a man widely admired for an exemplary lifestyle correlated with eloquence, warmth, smartness, and humour.
The communication was made during the plenary session of parliament in which members observed a minute of silence for the country's longest serving Prime Minister. Nsibambi, 78, served as Prime Minister from 1999 until 2011, when he retired from active politics.
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In a separate press briefing, Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda released the official burial program for the ex-premier indicating that he will be laid to rest on Tuesday, June 4, at Buloba, Kaseero after a requiem Service at St. Paul's Cathedral Namirembe.
Special services will be held every evening between today and Tuesday at Prof. Nsibambi's home in Bulange, Mengo.
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The Prime Minister said that the late Nsibambi played a critical role in having a proper structure of the Office of the Prime Minister. He described him as a very disciplined person and a perfect time manager.
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Rugunda who was addressing journalists at the Office of the Prime Minister was accompanied by the Minister for Kampala, Olive Betty Kamya, Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana and a delegation from the Public Service Ministry which he said is to take the lead in Prof. Nsibambi's send off.
Also in attendance was Buganda Kingdom's second deputy Premier, Robert Waggwa Nsibirwa who emphasized Nsibambi's key role in the restoration of the Kingdom.
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Born October 25, 1940, the Late Nsibambi attended King's College Budo for his high school education. He held a Bachelor of Science degree in economics, with honors from Makerere University under London University.
He also held a Master of Arts degree in political science from the University of Chicago in the United States and his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Nairobi. At the time of his death, Professor Nsibambi was married to Esther Nakiboneka Kabuuza.