Former UPDF Spokesperson and Deputy Government spokesman Col Shaban Bantariza has been laid to rest.
Col Bantariza passed away on Tuesday morning at Mulago Referral Hospital where he had been admitted with chest complications.
The 57-year-old succumbed to Covid19 at 2am on Tuesday.
His body was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kagorogoro Village, Birereko sub county in Mitooma district.
According to Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo, Bantariza was “buried in full military honors with a 24-gun salute, each of the eight firing party shot three bullets in a calibrated pattern”
The funeral was attended by a handful of family members before while the burial was conducted by specialists from the Ministry of Health.