Swaibu Nsamba Gwojolonga, a family friend told the mourners that the pathologists at Mulago hospital asked for three days to examine the samples picked from the body and release the postmortem.
Religious leaders praying for the body of Jakana before his burial
Jakana Sulaiman Nadduli, the son of
the veteran National Resistance Movement politician Haji Abdul Nadduli has been laid to rest.
Jakana aged 37, died on
Monday at his home as his family was planning to rush him to Orient Clinic in Wobulenzi town for treatment of severe pain in the stomach.
His body was transferred to Mulago referral hospital for postmortem and returned at around 5pm.
Jakana's body was lowered in the grave at his ancestral home at Kaddunda village in Kapeeka sub county, Nakaseke district
at around 5:50pm.
Swaibu Nsamba Gwojolonga, a family
friend told the mourners that the pathologists at Mulago hospital asked for
three days to examine the samples picked from the body and release the postmortem.
Nsamba said in the interest of the time,
they agreed and brought the body for burial.
// Cue in; “Twasoose genda…
Mourners and Nadduli described the
deceased as God-fearing and spoke the truth to the government.
Ronald Ndawula, the Luwero
district National Resistance Movement said Nadduli lost four children
during the war but it was sad to lose the fifth under unclear circumstances.
//Cue in: “Olwa leero…
Cue out;…abeere nammwe.’’//
Hassan Kirumira, the Katikamu South
Member of Parliament and Denes Sekabira the Katikamu North Members of
Parliament described Jakana as fearless and asked Ugandans to emulate him to
speak the truths.
//Cue in: “Naye nze …
Cue out;…nga oyogedde.’’//
John Baptist Walusimbi, the Former
Buganda Katikkiro said he was shocked to receive the news of Jakana's death at the time
he was involved in talks to reconcile him with officials he didn’t name.
Walusimbi said that Jakana was a young
man whose speeches could have annoyed some people though some were the truth. Walusimbi said that he will ensure
that the reconciliation talks go on between Nadduli and the officials as he was
The State Minister for Kampala
Kabuye Kyofatogabye who delivered President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s condolence message
said he was deeply saddened over the death of Jakana and is also waiting for postmortem
to know the cause of his death.
Kyofatogabye delivered 10 million
shillings as condolences towards the burial arrangements and said Museveni has
already condoled with Nadduli on phone.
However, the clashes erupted when Kiryandongo
Deputy Resident District Commissioner Henry Ssebunya who was serving as the
Master of Ceremonies attempted to block other NUP legislators from Kampala from
addressing the mourners saying it wasn’t a campaign rally.
NRM supporters led by Sam Majambere joined the RDC and started roughing
up the NUP supporters forcing other mourners to flee into banana and coffee plantations to avoid the chaos. Other mourners left before the burial prematurely over the
Alhajji Abdul Nadduli the former Minister Without Portfolio later addressed the mourners after calm was restored and asked God to reward his son for his good
deeds on earth. He however condemned the youths who caused a fracas at the burial of
// Cue in: “Bwemba nakyadde…
Cue out;…muntegedde bulungi.’’//
Earlier on, Nadduli the former Luwero LC V Chairperson blamed the
death of his son on his arrest shortly after undergoing an operation at Nsambya
hospital following a nasty accident
Nadduli told journalists that
his son complained of torture while in detention despite the fact that he was
recuperating from the surgery. Jakana’s death comes a few weeks after his release from remand in
He was locked up for allegedly promoting sectarianism against
the Banyakole and Banyakole on social media, a claim he dismissed before his death.