Uganda Police Force is this afternoon set to send a team to help in identifying the body of the late CP Christine Alalo who died in the ill-fated Ethiopian airliner that crashed on Sunday.
Speaking to chimp corps, the Police Spokesman Mr Fred Enanga said that a team of five, comprising of the police doctor, the two sons and two uncles of Alalo are having their visas processed for travel.
Yesterday, the security agency confirmed that one of their own was among the 157 victims that perished in the crash.
Relatedly, The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira on behalf of AMISOM has mourned the fallen Uganda police officer.
“I learned with shock and deep sadness of the untimely death of Police Commissioner Christine Alalo who was, until her demise, the acting Police Commissioner of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM),” he said.
He added that Police Commissioner Christine Alalo was aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi which crashed a few minutes after taking-off from Bole International Airport on Sunday.
The ambassador also said that Police Commissioner Alalo will be remembered for her dedication, commitment and professionalism with which she led the African Union Police component in Somalia since 2015 and for the very positive results she was able to obtain in that capacity.
“The entire AMISOM family is with the people and the government of Uganda, with Emmanuel and Alvin, sons of our beloved C.P Christine Alalo, in this moment of sorrow and despondency. May her soul rest in peace,” Ambassador Madeira said.