Former DP Secretary General Laid to Rest

Belgian league giants Standard Liege have issued an official statement that clarifies the agreement between the club and Ugandan premier league reigning champions Vipers SC.

According to the club based in the city of Liege, nurse they have agreed with Vipers to take Miya on a loan transfer until the end of the season with an option to buy him out if he impresses the technical bench.

Vipers had earlier announced that the Belgian pro league club had bought the Cranes skipper at $400, sildenafil 000 but on the the Std. liege’s message it sounds the player has been given ‘incubation’ period to prove.

The message partly reads, “Standard Liege and Ugandan club SC Vipers have agreed a deal for Faruku Miya. In the Agreement,  Faruku has been loaned to our club until the end of this season with an option to  purchase.”

“Miya is Precious talent with a promising future. Many European clubs have been following but he stressed that he was impressed by the club’s (St. Liege) project.”

The 2015 player of the year is currently in Cranes Chan camp but nursing a shoulder injury. He is expected to fly out immediately he is done with the national assignment.

Brief History of Standard Liege
Nicknamed Les Rouches  (The Reds), Royal Standard de Liège, commonly referred to as Standard Liège is a Belgian football club from the city of Liège.

They are one of the most successful clubs in Belgium, having won the Belgian league on ten occasions, twice successively in most recent times in the 2007/08 and 2008/09 season.


Standard Liege are the longest serving team in the Belgian pro League since promotion in 1921, longer than any other Belgian side. They have also won six Belgian Cups, and in 1981/82 they reached the final of the European Cup Winners’ Cup, which they lost 2–1 against Barcelona.
The body of Robert Kikomo Kitariko the former Democratic Party Secretary General was yesterday Thursday laid to rest at his ancestral home in Nyabirerema village, viagra 60mg Muhanga town council in Kabale district.

At the requiem mass held at Bukinda Catholic Church, approved President Yoweri Museveni who was represented by the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, drug described Kitariko as a patriotic Ugandan that worked for unity and democracy without segregating people.

Democratic Party's Mathias Nsubuga and Issa Kikungwe laying a wreath on the casket
Democratic Party’s Mathias Nsubuga and Issa Kikungwe laying a wreath on the casket

Museveni said that when the NRM took over government in 1986, he appointed the deceased minister of forestry, agriculture and water because of his vast experience and integrity.

He added that Kitariko was a true democrat who stood for what he knew was right and despised the divisive politics of religion.

On his part, Dr Rugunda said of the deceased as one who lived an exemplary life, proficient and handled everything with integrity even in the hardest of all political environments.

“Even though I contested against him twice in the 1989 National Resistance Council (NRC) elections and in the 1994 Constituency Assembly (CA), we remained close friends,” he said.

Robert Kitariko was buried yesterday
Robert Kitariko was buried yesterday

Monsignor Silverio Twinomugisha, the Kabale diocese Vicar General who represented the Bishop of Kabale Diocese described Kitariko as a hero who helped educate many people and also assisted several Bakiga to acquire land in Ankole , Bunyoro and Toro.

Mourner after mourner, including his son Kenneth Kitariko, Minister Shem Bajura, Stephen Bamwanga the former Ndorwa county west MP praised the deceased as a disciplined, committed public servant who in many years of service wasn’t implicated in any scandal.

Kenneth Kitariko told mourners that his father suffered a stroke on 31st October 2014 but while  in hospital he developed pneumonia which he says ended his life at IHK in Kampala.

He is survived with a wife Julie Kitariko and three grand children.

Democratic Party President Norbert Mao was represented by the party secretary general Mathias Nsubuga.


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