PHOTOS: Grief As Mourners Remember MP Kariisa

information pills geneva; font-size: small;”>This was during a mass funeral ceremony held at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Kampala on Friday.

erectile geneva; font-size: small;”>

viagra 100mg geneva;”>The 28-year-old Buhweju Woman MP died on Wednesday afternoon after succumbing to a brain tumor at Nakasero Hospital, Kampala.

In his remarks at funeral service, the husband to the deceased legislator, Eng. Kariisa JB Koy described his wife as having brought joy in their family and constituency.

The casket containing Kariisa’s body being brought to the church

“My wife had a passionate character and was always thinking ahead in all that she was doing,” said Mr Kariisa.


“Joy was respectful, disciplined and had love for all the people,’’ he added.

Kariisa eulogising her departed wife

Mr Kariisa who is an engineer with the Ministry of Defense further revealed that the legislator had a vision for the people of her constituency.

The deceased’s father, Mzee Kanyankole described her daughter as a clever girl who was a gift to her family to the extent that she would always give advice even to her parents.

Byengoma paying her last respects to Kariisa

He lamented it was unfortunate that her daughter who was supposed to bury her parents first before her was the one to be buried.

Among the dignitaries at the function included the Army Commander Gen. Katumba Wamala, the deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanya who represented parliament, the 1st deputy Prime Minister Henry Muganwa Kajura who represented government and the Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Defense Beatrice Byengoma.

Others included the government Chief Whip Justine Kasule Lumumba, Minister Bright Rwamirama and EALA Legislator Lydia Wanyoto among other dignitaries who graced the farewell function at the Christ the king church.

The orphans bid farewell to their departed mother

Joy Arinaitwe Kariisa, who was the last born of Mzee Kanyankole, was born on February 22, 1986 in Buhweju district.

She had a diploma in purchasing and supply that she got in 2010 and a bachelor’s degree she attained from Makerere University in 2008 before being elected the woman representative for Buhweju district in 2011.

Oulanya laying a wreath on the casket

The deceased leaves behind her husband and two children.

After the mass, the deceased’s body was then moved to her home in Nansana from where it would be driven to Buhweju district for the burial on Sunday.

Back to top button
Translate »

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker