March 7, 2013

FDC sends Delegation To Kategaya’s Burial

The late BRIG Eriya Kategeya
The late BRIG Eriya Kategeya

FDC will honor the late Minister for East African Affairs,Who was also a Key Founder of the party RT Hon Eriya Kategaya by attending his burial which is Scheduled to take place today in Itojo, Ntugamo district. the party’s Vice President, Salaam Musumba said the a party delegation was selected to attend the burial in his home town today. And it includes Dr. Kizza Besigye, FDC leader, Mugisha Muntu, Amanya Mushega, Musumba herself, among others. Musumba Also revealed that Mr. Muntu was in Itojo ahead of the party delegation. Mr. Kategaya will be brueid today in Itojo. And a church service will be held at Cholo Church of Uganda at 10:00am and the burial will commence at 2:00pm. Kategaya was one of FDC’s founders in December 2004. And was against the removing of presidential term limits,the reason he was sacked from cabinet and the very reason he joined Dr Besigye to form the biggest opposition party in the country. However, he was not at the party front and did not participate the party’s affairs publicly. After President Museveni won the 2006 elections, Kategaya went into reconciliation talks with NRM and ultimately went back to NRM. He had been the president’s oldest friend with a friend that spanned half a century. He died on Saturday 2nd March in Nairobi at 7:30pm in Nairobi Hospital from thrombosis.

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