Vice President Edward Kiwanuka SSekandi acompanied by the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga and Patrick Bitature pay last respects to the late Amirali Karmali Mukwano, at Kololo Independence grounds where the body was lying for public viewing. 13 July 2019

President Yoweri Museveni has described the late Amarali Karmali Mukwano as a national hero who has greatly contributed to the growth of the country in key sectors like industrialisation, agriculture development, education and health.

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Museveni in a speech read for him by Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi during the public viewing of the late Mukwano’s body at Kololo Independence ground said that a number of businesspersons have been directly groomed by the late business mogul and whose acumen has given employment to Ugandans up to two generations of their grandchildren.

Uganda’s Attorney General William Byaruhanga said that most development in Bunyoro and Toro kingdoms have attachment with the late Mukwano especially tea development in the region.

Partrick Bitatute the proprietor of Simba Telecom said that the late Mukwano took him on as his child and educated him both in Uganda and abroad and attributed his successes to him.