Former head of state Binaisa passes on

Bishop Balagadde Ssekadde greets (L) chats with the Nnaabagereka Sylivia Nagginda (R), Princess Sangalyambogo and Binaisa at Namirembe Cathedral last year. PHOTO BY GEOFFREY SSERUYANGE

Godfrey Lukongwa Binaisa, the last surviving former Ugandan head of state died at his home in Kampala yesterday. He was 90. Mr Binaisa, who famously declared that the chair (power) is sweet, with the statement: Entebbe ewooma, during his 11month reign as President, died peacefully in his bed, family sources said yesterday.

Welcome!

You're all set to enjoy unlimited Prime content.