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Emulate late Ssebaggala's legacy- Politicians told

By Juliet Waiswa

Added 2nd October 2020 10:10 PM

Erias Lukwago, Kamapala Lord Mayor, praised Ssebagala for being a man of the people, saying his name is a household name, from whatever angle you mention.

Emulate late Ssebaggala's legacy- Politicians told

Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, addressing mourners during a special seating for late former Kampala City mayor, Ali Haji Nasser Ntege Ssebagala, at the Lord Mayor’s Garden, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) on October 2, 2020. Photos by Ramadhan Abbey

Erias Lukwago, Kamapala Lord Mayor, praised Ssebagala for being a man of the people, saying his name is a household name, from whatever angle you mention.

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KAMPALA - Politicians have been advised to emulate the late Ssebagala politics which was non violence and free of hatred.

Speaking during special Council seating where Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) councilors paid tribute to former Kampala City mayor Ali Haji Nasser Ssebagala at Lord Mayor's Garden, different speakers eulogized him.


The late Al Haji Nasser Ntege Sebaggala died on September 26, 20202 in IHK hospital.

Christopher Yiga, Kampala former City Former mayor who spoke on behalf of the past mayors, Wasswa Birigwa, Muwonge Nkonge, told mourners that Ssebagala played mature politics which was free from violence and hatred.

State Minister for Kampala, Benny Namugwanya, addressing mourners. (Credit: Ramadhan Abbey)


‘'Ssebagala did not attack anyone during his time in office as a mayor and as a politician, he was a man of the people who bridged the gap between the rich and poor in the City and he was a talented businessman,'' Yiga explained.

He called upon politicians and upcoming political leaders, to always leave a legacy.


Erias Lukwago, Kamapala Lord Mayor,  praised Ssebagala for being a man of the people, saying his name is a household name, from whatever angle you mention, be it in business, social and politics.

 The chairman of the Alliance of Mayors, Emmanuel Ssrunjoji, said that he worked with Sebaggala not only as a councilor but also at city hall.


"If a person who worked in Nakasero market knew I would make it, his desire to work and serve Kampala will be remembered in decision making," he said.

Kampala Central Mayor, Charles Serunjogi, said at the time Ssebagala was mayor, he supported the local community and love for his people.

Former Kampala City mayors, Christopher Yiga and Joseph Wasswa Ziritwawula, addressing mourners.


 "He was a great person and my mentor,"  he eulogized.

Other mayors who praised Ssebagala for mentoring them included Charles Serunjogi, Kampala Central division and Kasirye Nganda of Makindye.

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