State Minister Okello Engola’s burial preparations start with respect to the fallen soldier.

Slain State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Col (rtd) Charles Okello Engola is expected to be buried next week on May 13 at his ancestral home in Awangi village, Iceme sub county Oyam District, government has said.

Col (rtd) Engola who doubled as Oyam North County Member of Parliament, was shot Tuesday morning by his bodyguard, Pte Wilson Sabiiti at his home in Kyanja, a Kampala suburb.

A requiem mass will be held at Kololo Independence ground on Wednesday with President Museveni as the chief mourner.
After the Kololo service, the body will be transferred to the deceased’s home in Kyanja at around 3pm for an overnight vigil.

Many politicians have since come out to call for consideration of additional pay to bodyguards to avoid such incidences in Future.


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