By Innocent Vuga
The Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament, Cecilia Atim Ogwal has eulogized the departed former 2nd Deputy Prime Minister, Alhaji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja.
“I am deeply saddened by the sudden news of the passing on of, yet again another political leader, Rt. Hon. Ali Kirunda Kivejinja, the Second Deputy Prime Minister,” said Cecilia.
Kivejinja was declared dead on Saturday evening from Mulago National Referral Hospital where he had spent a month battling COVID-19.
“He had a great wealth of experience spanning from the 1950s when he joined the likes of Dr. Apollo Milton Obote, John Kakonge, Kintu Musoke, Bidandi Ssali and others. He served in the first UPC Government as the party’s head of research and information bureau,” said Cecilia.
Mrs. Ogwal said the late all his life serving the people in different capacities in governments.
“Hon. Kivejinja spent the better part of his life serving the public in different capacities,” said Cecilia.
She also recognized the role Kivejinja played in the burying of former Vice President, Paul Muwanga.
“Importantly, I recall the great contribution Ali Kivejinja, Bidandi Ssali and Kintu Musoke made towards the burial of Papa Paulo Mwanga(RIP) the former Vice President of UPC.”