Fmr. Obote minister Masette Kuuya to be buried Saturday 

Kuuya died from a Kenyan hospital in Nairobi last month.

Kampala – December 9, 2022: On November 22, 2022, UPC party President Jimmy Akena announced to the public about the passing on of the former party treasurer, Patrick Masette Kuuya.

Kuuya was also a Minister for Rehabilitation in the UPC II government under Dr Apollo Milton Obote (RIP). The former died late last month from Nairobi, Kenya and details of his burial programs were to be given in due course. 

In a press conference a few days ago, UPC said all the arrangements for returning the remains of Hon. Masette are done, also giving out the tentative burial program.

On Wednesday December 7, 2022, the body arrived in Uganda and landed at Entebbe International Airport. 

On Thursday December 8, there was a funeral service at St. Andrew’s Church, Bukoto at 12: 00 p.m.

On Friday December 9, at 10 am, the body left for Mbale for a requiem mass at Mbale stadium.

According to the UPC spokeperson, Arach Oyat Sharon, burial will take place on Saturday December 10, at 3: 00 p.m. at his home in Sibanga village, Manafa district.

“UPC members who are in position to attend both the funeral service at St. Andrew’s Church and requiem mass at Mbale Stadium are encouraged to do so as we join the family in solidarity to mourn our own pillar, the late comrade Hon. Patrick Masette Kuuya,” she added.

Oyat asked the Almighty God to grant Kuuya’s soul eternal peace!

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