Parliament Opens Condolence Book For Mandela

for sale sans-serif; color: #222222;”>Speaking to Chimpreports today, store Friday morning, the parliamentary commissioner, Chris Baryomonsi, said that given the great role played by Mandela in the struggle for independence and equality, parliament finds it prudent to remember him.

The book is to be signed by the members of parliament and also opened to other leaders and government officials from various institutions.

“Given his struggle in the rescuing of Africa from the yoke of colonialism and fighting for an equal society for all, we have decided to open a condolence book here to be signed by members of parliament and leaders outside parliament and the general public,” Baryomonsi added.

After the signing, the book and the copy of parliament’s resolution shall be flown to Mandela’s home in South Africa.

Many legislators who spoke to Chimpreports today have also joined the rest of the World in praising Nelson Mandela as a man with unique abilities and they have urged other African leaders to emulate the deceased who spent 27 years in prison in the independence struggle for South Africa.


Hon. Winnie Kiiza, the opposition chief whip, said that Mandela fought for the people and maintained the principles which inspired others to face the draconian Apartheid regime unlike many African revolutionaries who turned to fighting themselves and the innocent common people.

“The last breath of Mandela is a great loss to the whole World and we should reflect on it to have a better leadership. More important, Mandela stood for what he fought for, practiced it and afterwards won. Many African revolutionaries forgot and turned against what they fought for by killing each other and the innocent ones,” Kiiza continued.

Meanwhile, Kyoga county MP, Antony Okello, described Mandela as the positive of both 20th and 21st century who deserves all the respect.

“Starting from the post-independent 1990’s to-date, it is only the name of Mandela that shaped the World of equality, freedom, unity and
a human to human prosperous world,” Okello pointed out.

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