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UPDATE ON THE DEATH OF HON. GEN ARONDA NYAKAIRIMA, MINISTER OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS

As we continue to mourn the tragic and sudden passing on of Hon. Gen Aronda Nyakairima enroute to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 12 September 2015, Government would like to update the country as follows:
1.    A Government team sent to Dubai arrived on Sunday 13 September 2015 morning to join UAE authorities in conducting investigations, including a postmortem on the body starting on Monday 14 September 2015.
2.    Meanwhile, the Government Task Force set up by Prime Minister,Rt Hon Dr Ruhakana Rugunda and  headed by Defence Minister, Hon Dr Crispus Kiyonga, to handle issues relating to this matter continue to hold meetings to make arrangements for the return of the body for burial.
3.    We thank the people who are continuing to commiserate, support and express solidarity with the family of Gen. Aronda Nyakairima and the Government during this most trying period.
4.    Further details regarding repatriation of the body and burial arrangements will be communicated in due course.
 
Hon Mary Karooro Okurut (MP)
Spokesperson to The Task Force
13 September 2013