Parliament has released a full programme to be followed for the late Gen Aronda Nyakairima.
Order of the proceedings of the special sitting of parliament to pay tribute to the late Gen. Aronda Nyakairima – Minister of Internal Affairs on Thursday, 17th September 2015:
9.30 A.M. THE CASKET LEAVES BUZIGA FOR PARLIAMENT
10.00 A.M. THE CORTEGE ARRIVES AT PARLIAMENT
The casket is received by the Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament at the steps of Parliament House and is placed in the Foyer.
Members of Parliament and other mourners view the body and sign the condolence book as UPDF Band plays dirges.
2.00 P.M. PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT COMMENCE
Communication from the Chair
Entry of the casket of the late Hon. Gen. Aronda Nyakairima into the Parliamentary Chamber as the band plays a dirge.
East African Community Anthem
Laying of wreaths on the casket:
The Rt. Hon. Speaker
H.E. The Vice President
The Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker
The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister/Leader of Government Business
The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament
Hon. Minister of Defence
The Government Chief Whip
MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION OF PARLIAMENT TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE LATE HON. GEN. ARONDA NYAKAIRIMA
Mover: Rt. Hon. Prime Minister/Leader of Government Business
Seconder: The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament
Conclusion of the debate.
The casket leaves the Parliamentary Chamber as the UPDF Band plays a dirge.
4.00 P.M. ADJOURNMENT
4.15 p.m. Cortege leaves Parliament for the late Hon. Gen. Aronda Nyakairima’s residence at Buziga for an overnight vigil.
Friday, 18th September 2015
The cortege leaves the deceased’s home in Buziga to Kololo Independence Grounds for a Church Service.
The body of the late Hon. Gen. Aronda Nyakairima will then be flown to his ancestral home in Rukungiri for burial on Saturday, 19th September, 2015.