Thousands of mourners gathered in Rukungiri for the final sendoff of fallen hero and internal affairs minister Gen. Aronda Nyakayirima.
The official ceremony started at 11.00 on Sunday morning, with the chief mourner President Museveni arriving well past two o’clock owing to prior engagements.
Generals carry Aronda’s casket on arrival for the final sendoff ceremony. Photo/Abdukarim Ssengendo
President Museveni lays a wreath on Gen.Aronda’s casket as First Lady Janet Museveni looks on. Photo/Abdukarim Ssengendo
Rtd. Gen Salim Saleh lays a wreath of Aronda’s casket. Photo/Abdukarim Ssengendo
Gen.Aronda’s widow Linda (left); daughter Samantha Aronda and son Samuel Agaba Aronda
Opposition FDC heavyweights Col. Kizza Besigye and Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu are in attendance