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Bamasaba Cultural Institution Launches Fundraising Drive for Umukuka's Burial

Eric Mukhwana, the Public Relations Officer Inzu Ya Masaba, says that although the burial ceremony is set for January 30, 2021, they have not realized Shillings 500 million need for different funeral activities.
26 Jan 2021 19:09

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Bamasaba cultural institution has launched a fundraising drive to raise money for the burial ceremonies of the late Umukuka Bob Mushikori.

Eric Mukhwana, the Public Relations Officer Inzu Ya Masaba, says that although the burial ceremony is set for January 30, 2021, they have not realized Shillings 500 million need for different funeral activities. 

He reveals that they have to all Bamasaba legislators, LC V chairpersons,

local governments, Chief Administrative Officer, Bamasaba in the diaspora and at home to contribute towards the burial ceremony.

According to Mukhwana, they expected the government through the Gender, Labor and Social Development Ministry to support them but nothing has come yet, which has forced to launch the drive.

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Mathis Nabuteri, the Deputy Prime Minister  Bamasaba cultural institution has urged Bumasaba and well-wishers to respond to their fundraising drive to give Mushikori a well-deserving send-off.  

The late Mushikori, who succumbed hypertension early this month will be laid to rest at his ancestral home in Busayi village in Bududa Sub County in Bududa district.