PRESS STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF THE LATE HON. CERINAH NEBANDA
Posted on December 16th, 2012
Government has learnt with shock about the sudden and untimely death of Hon. Nebanda Cerinah Arioru the Woman Member of Parliament Representing Butaleja District. The late Nebanda was a youthful and vibrant Member of Parliament with great vigour and potential for leadership. Her demise is thus a great loss for the country.
Government would like to extend condolences to the family of the late Nebanda, the people of Butaleja and the entire country.
Because her death was sudden the exact cause is not yet established. The relevant arms of government, most notably the police have however responded immediately to commence investigations.
Police are following all the clues including the fact that the late was last seen in the company of her friends in Buziga a Kampala suburb in Makindye Division on Friday evening. She developed dizziness and became unconscious at around 8: 00pm. She was admitted to a clinic in Nsambya opposite the American embassy.
When her condition deteriorated and she eventually died.
Government would like to assure the public that everything possible will be done to get to the root cause of the late Nebanda’s death. If there was foul play in the circumstances leading to this tragedy we shall establish not just the cause but also the possible motives. And we shall inform the country accordingly.
May the soul of the late rest in eternal peace.