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Al-Haji Nasser Ntege Ssebaggala Laid to Rest

At 3:00 pm, Ssebaggala’s body was led to the graveyard and buried next to his late father’s grave Sharif Al-Hajj Shaban Ssebaggala.
Ssebaggala-s casket being led to the grave

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Former Kampala Mayor Al-Haj Nasser Ntege Ssebaggala has been laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kisaasi

At 3:00 pm, Ssebaggala’s body was led to the graveyard and buried next to his late father Sharif Al-Hajj Shaban Ssebaggala. 

Before the burial, several leaders both religious and political joined his children and other relatives to eulogize the deceased.

The children appealed to whoever their father wronged before his death to pardon him so that Allah may receive him in heaven.

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\\Cue in: “Al Haj Nasser Ntege..…

Cue out: ……thank you all”\\

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\\Cue in: “Haj Tubadde tunyumya ..…

Cue out: ……Naye embera y’eyo”\\

His heir Nasser Ntege Ssebaggala narrated some of Ssebaggala’s last wishes before he died.

Nasser said that while on the dying bed, Ssebaggala had hope that he will recover and take part in the 2021 elections. He says that his father was confident that he will emerge winner of the Kampala City Mayoral race. 

\\Cue in: “Operation ebbiri ..…

Cue out: ……best candidate”\\

One of his grandchildren, Avur Nabaggala said Ssebaggala loved them but also taught them to be prayerful and always remain united as a family even in his absence.

\\Cue in: “As we surrounded…

Cue out: ……made me feel small”\\

Among the mourners was deputy Buganda Prime Minister Twaha Kawaase who praised the deceased for having been an inspiration to the young people.

\\Cue in: “Obumu bw’abantu ..…

Cue out: ……Okuziika olwa leero”\\

The National Unity Platform Party- NUP, President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu noted that Ssebaggala inspired many young people to become good leaders including himself. 

\\Cue in: “Mwe ababadde balowooza ..…

Cue out: ……mu maaso gamwe leero”\\

Last month, Ssebaggala sought the endorsement of the People Power pressure group to contest for the position of Kampala Lord Mayor, for yet another turn.

In a message read by Al-Haj Kirunda Kiveijinja, the Second Deputy Prime Minister,  President Museveni praised the deceased for living a great life of an exemplary leader and entrepreneur.  

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Cue out: ……service of Ugandans”\\

Sebaggala died on Saturday, September 26th at International Hospital Kampala. He was 72 years old.

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