Independent Presidential Candidate Rtd Gen. Henry Tumukunde has visited Hajji Abubaker Kawooya, the father to the deceased and former Buyende District Police Commander (DPC) Muhammed Kirumira.
The out spoken Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Muhammed Kirumira was on September 8, 2018, gunned down along a one Resty Nalinya by unknown assailants travelling motorcycles. Kirumira was driving towards his home when gunmen waylaid him and opened fire at Bulenga trading centre.
Gen. Tumukunde was welcomed by Hajji Abubaker at his Mpambire based home in Mpigi district and later prayed for the deceased police officer.
Led by Sheikh Swadiq Kiwu, the group asked the almighty God to forgive the deceased for all the sins he committed and bless Gen Tumukunde in the journey and dream to lead this country.
Hajji Abubakar applauded Tumukunde for maintaining the relationship with his family and deceased who informed him that his life was in danger before he was gunned down.
“I have not come here for political issues but these are my people. Muhammed Kirumira was my friend. Before his deaths he told me that his life was in danger,” Tumukunde said. He consoled him for the loss of a patriotic, committed and serving police officer.
Tumukunde was in the area conversing for support ahead of the next week elections where he seeks to replace President Yoweri Museveni the Incumbent who has been in power for 35 years.