Museveni’s aunt Jiresi Keminagano dies at 97


Its dark clouds in the first family as president loses his partnal aunt, Jiresi Keminagano.

Keminagano who has been battling illnesses passed on last night  on Saturday at around 8PM at Nakaseero Hospital. She died at the age of 97.

President Museveni eulogized his aunt saying that she died of age and Long immobility.

“I regret to announce the death of one of my paternal aunts (tatenkazi), Kaaka Jiresi Keminagano (97). She died at 8pm last night at Nakasero from conditions related to old age and long-time immobility in a wheelchair.” Read a tweet from the presidential twitter account.

She will be buried tomorrow Monday July 25 at Rwakitura in Kiruhura district.

Keminagano’s death is a double loss to the state house following the black Smith news of the death of Prof Anthony Kabanza Mbonye, husband to out going state comptroller Lucy Nakyobe, who passed on today morning.

“I want to express condolences to our incoming Head of Civil Service, Lucy Nakyobe on account of the death of her husband, Dr. Mbonye. His untimely death is a big disappointment for the country and all who know his work in the medical service.” Museveni mourned Prof Mbonye.

“He still had a lot to contribute. I salute Lucy Nakyobe because she did everything possible to support him during the time of his sickness. She was always briefing me. May his soul rest in eternal peace.”

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