President Yoweri Museveni has praised labelled Amama Mbabazi’s deceased elder brother Enock Bahemurwabusha Bagwowabo, as developmental and an inspiration to many.
Bahemurwabusha, 85, died of hypertension on Thursday at Bwindi Community Hospital.
He was buried on Sunday at his ancestral home in Karubeizi, Kanungu district.
In his message delivered by Prime Minsiter, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, Museveni said Bahemurwabusha was a mentor and an inspiration to “many of us”.
He asked the Almighty God to comfort the family and rest his soul in eternal peace.
“Death has robbed the family of a great father and a very supportive partner of development,” read the President’s message.
“We, therefore mourn a great cadre who contributed to the success of our country. He was a good elder with great wisdom and his counsel shall be greatly missed. I trust that those he leaves behind shall emulate his legacy.”
His late Bahemurwabusha served for a long time as a court clerk Kabale, and a clerk at the Kabale district council.
He previously served in the Obote regime as political activist in Kigezi region, before he joined the NRM.
After the death of his brother, Mbabazi who is poised on running against Museveni in 2016 general elections, decided to halt his consultative meetings.
Sadly, the brother died on the same day Mbabazi was arrested for trying to travel to Mbale for a consultative meeting.