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Ssemujju Nganda: I’ll Leave Behind List of People Who Should Talk During My Burial; I Hate Pretenders Making Flowery Speeches About Dead People

Ssemujju Nganda

FDC Spokesperson and Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda has revealed plans to make a list of people who will be allowed to speak during his funeral when he dies. 

Speaking during a special sitting to honour late speaker Jacob Oulanyah, Nganda said he was shocked by the pretence in speeches at funerals.

He added that he had decided to draft the list of people who should be allowed to speak at his burial.

“Usually at death, people will give flowery speeches, including those that will have made your life difficult,” said Ssemujju.

“In fact, I have learned a lesson from the late Hon Oulanyah’s death, I will draw a list of those who will come near my body to speak.”

The Kira Municipality MP also noted that he first interacted with Oulanyah as a lawyer and then as a speaker.

He saluted Oulanyah for forgiving him and for being peace-loving.

“During the passing of POMA, I was one of those he ordered to be evicted from the House but he was not a vindictive man, he later sought peace and I learnt that it was his style of work,” said Ssemujju.

Speaker Oulanyah died on March 20. (Read Story Here).

Oulanyah’s body was returned on April 01 amidst tears at the Entebbe International Airport. (Read Story Here).

The former speaker’s body was taken to his home in Muyenga, Kampala, on April 03. (Read Story Here).

A special sitting to pay tribute to Oulanyah is currently ongoing. (Read Story Here).

Deputy speaker Thomas Tayebwa is chairing the session after taking over from Speaker Anita Among who presided over the first part of the sitting.

Earlier, Anita Among asked Ugandans to forgive Oulanyah. (Read Story Here).

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng also revealed what killed Oulanyah. (Read Story Here).

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