The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC founder member, John Drazu Arumadri was buried on Tuesday.
The two term MP for Madi Okollo. Constituency John Drazu Arumadri died early in week Rt. Reverend Linus Wanok, the Bishop of Lira Catholic Diocese,
who Presided over the burial Mass said late Arumadri will be remembered as a
man of prayer who lived a clear and simple life.
He disclosed that due to his love for the Church, the
Late John Arumadri gave up part of his personal land to Ediofe cathedral
Cemetery for free to bury the faithful, an offer no one has ever done in the
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Dr. Kiza Besigye, the former FDC party President who
was the Chief Mourner described late John Arumadri as a leader who has been
able to unite people from all walks of life regardless of their differences.
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Alice Akello, the Resident City Commissioner Arua
challenged political leaders against preaching politics of divisionism, adding
that often times leaders are bitter at each other, making life hard for their
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Meanwhile Mario Obiga Kania, the State Minister for
Lands, Housing and Urban Development, MP Terego East and a former school mate
to late Arumadri who represented government at the burial challenged leaders to
leave a balanced leadership legacy.
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Hundreds of FDC party leaders and supporters led
by the party President Patrick Oboi Amuriat attended the burial.
,Religious, Cultural leaders, MPs
and former MPs from W. Nile and dignitaries from within and outside W. Nile
attended the burial at Ediofe.