Tanzania's President John Pombe Magufuli died in March 17th.
Uganda’s High Commission in Tanzania has joined in to
mourn President John Pombe Magufuli.
The Tanzanian President aged 61 passed away on
Wednesday evening in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania after
reportedly battling with a heart complication.
The Vice President Samia Saluhi
Hassan announced Dr. Magufuli’s death in an official broadcast on Wednesday.
“We extend our deepest condolences to H.E Dr. Samia
Suluhu Hassan, the family, CCM and the people of the United Republic of Tanzania
on the passing of H.E Dr. John Pombe Magufuli. May his soul rest in eternal
peace,” said the communication.
In the streets of Dar es Salaam there is a sombre mood
as Tanzanians mourn their President. “This is a very sad day for us in Tanzania
because we have lost a strong President who made us proud of Tanzania,” said
Another vendor near Kariakoo Market, Sam Kikwenda said
that he cannot believe Magufuli is gone. “We cannot believe this because
Magufuli gave us a lot of strength,” added Kikwenda.