The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta in a condolence message read at burial described the fallen legislator as a Pan Africanist " Awori was a Pan Africanist .leaders within the East Africa region should emulate him to foster both political and economic integration' said Uhuru in a message delivered by Ambassador Dennis Awori
According to Constance Taaka, a family member, Awori, dug his own grave to prepare for his death about ten years ago. Taaka says that Awori preferred his body to be buried in a quiet place of his choice.
Lyavala was the pioneer LC V chairperson of Bugiri district, where he served until 2011. In a bid to restore cohesion in Busoga region, president, Yoweri Museveni appointed Lyavala a presidential adviser in-charge of Busoga affairs.
In his report, Kalifani Isiko, the Chairperson of Oketchos election Taskforce, accuses Lumumba of deploying Kampala based NRM cadres in the campaigns who defied the local set up and in turn mobilized for the opposition.
These nominations come at a time when efforts by the opposition to front a single candidate for Bugiri municipality MP race turned futile and both JEMA president Asuman Basalirwa and Namatende have decided to participate in the elections.
According to the final poll results released by Eric Gimei, the Bugiri District Electoral Commission registrar on Friday last week, Siraji Lyavaala polled 27,354 votes representing 47.9% while Luba Bumali came second with 27,197 votes representing 47.6%.
The latest division follows the appointment Last week of a new prime minister and 13 cabinet members to steer the wavering kingdom. But the appointments by Daudhi Kaunhe Wakhooli the acting Kyabazinga and Isabalangila of Busoga were met with mixed feelings and a degree of resistance in a section of kingdom circles.