Abiriga Burial Programme Released
Abiriga to Be Laid to Rest in Arua on Monday
The programme for the burial of murdered Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga is out. Abiriga was assassinated at meters away from his home at 6:45pm on Friday by yet-to-be-identified assailants.
Abiriga was murdered alongside Said Kongo, his brother and bodyguard.
According to the programme released by parliament on Saturday, Abiriga will be laid to rest on Monday.
Full Abiriga Burial Programme
Saturday June 9, 2018
- The body will leave the city mortuary and will be handed to A Plus Funeral Services and Uganda Police
- The body will then be taken to the funeral home
- 2.00pm: The body is taken to Kololo airstrip and flown to Arua Arua
- 4.00pm: The body arrives in Arua, taken to his home in Anyafio, Arua Municipality
- There will be a vigil at his Arua Municipality home, next to the Presidential State Lodge
Sunday June 10, 2018
- 7.00am: The body will be taken to Old Kampala Mosque for a funeral prayers
- The body thereafter departs to Parliament for tribute and laying in state
- 9.00am: A special sitting of Parliament to pay tribute to the Hon Ibrahim Abiriga.
Monday June 11, 2018
The body will be laid to rest in Lukudu Village, Eramva Parish, Rhino Camp Sub County in Lower Madi Constituency, Arua District.