BUSHENYI– The President of the Republic of Uganda HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has praised the fallen Can Daniel Maranga for being an Educationist who ensured that all his children went to School.
Museveni’s message was read to the mourners by the Minister of General Duties in the office of the Prime Minister during the send of Can Maranga the father to the Igara East county legislator Michael Mawanda in Kyeizooba Sub county Bushenyi District.
Museveni in the same message praised the deceased for living a religious life and making that his children grew up following his footsteps.
The West Ankole Diocesan Bishop Rt Rev Johnson Twinomujuni while preaching to the mourners noted that there is nothing that hurts a parent like leaving a helpless generation behind.
He however praised Can Maranga for leaving children of value, who have been there for him in sickness and this is because he showed them a right way from their childhood.
Bishop Twinomujuni sumerised his message by calling upon the mourners especially the children to ensure loving and taking care of their parents guided by the love of God.
Hon Micheal thanked his dad for contribution towards education in Bushenyi District asserting that they will work hard to maintain his legacy.
Rt Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga whose message was delivered by the Kalungu West county Legislator Hon Joseph Gonzaga Ssewungu hailed Maranga for growing his children in an adorable manner until his demise.
Kadaga advised Maranga’s children never to turn away from the direction their father taught them if they want to live a peaceful future.
The burial attracted different dignatories including Hon Tayebwa thomas Ruhinda North, Rushenyi county legislator Hon Mwesigwa rukutana, Cowboy Arinda Gordon of Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality, Hon Omakwir Mudini from Elgon county in Buramburi district, Bushenyi District Woman MP elect Annet Katusiime Mugisha, Hon Isaac Musumba.
Others present were Hon Nayebare Margret the Mbarara City Woman Mp elect, Hon chris Rwakasisi former mp Bushenyi east, Hon Jaffari Basajabalaba the Bushenyi District Chairperson, Hon Juliet Agasha Bashija the Mitooma District Woman MP elect.
Hon Betty kamya the Minister for lands, Hon Daudi Migereko the former Minister for Energy and mineral development, Derrick Kabuura the Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality MP elect, Buhweju county legislator Hon Francis Mwijukye among others.
Can Daniel Maranga at 84 lost the battle to diabetes and Hypertension on Wednesday at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.
He is survived by a wife Theodore Maranga, 11 children, 32 grand and 12 great grand children