On Wednesday, Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] party officials paid his last respects to the fallen Party founding leader Owek. Absolome Bwanika Bbaale at the FDC Party Headquarters in Najjanankumbi.
Owek Bbaale Bwanika has been the FDC Luweero District Party Chairman, former NEC member and Deputy Secretary for mobilisation and organisation incharge of Buganda Region.
Being a founding member of the FDC, the Party in a special way paid its last respects at the FDC Party Headquarters in Najjanankumbi where the files and ranks paid tributes and eulogised the late Hon. Bbaale as selfless, committed, principled and a patriotic Ugandan.
National Leaders who eulogised the late Hon. Bbaale included; People ‘s President HE Rtd Col Dr. Kizza Besigye, FDC Deputy President incharge of Buganda region who also doubles as the Lubaga Division Urban Council Mayor Her worship Owek Joyce Nabbosa Ssebuggwawo she represented the FDC Party President Hon. Eng. Patrick Amuriat Oboi, Party National Chairman Owek. Ambassador Wasswa Biriggwa, Kampala capital City Lord Mayor His Lordship Hon. Hajj Erias Lukwago, FDC Deputy Secretary General Harold Kaija.
Besigye said Baale has been a highly consistent, courageous and deeply committed fighter for freedom and justice and his death highlights the dysfunctional and shambolic healthcare system of the country.
At the same event Besigye vowed to double his efforts in bringing an end to the NRM/Museveni Junta promising that he is not ready to throw in the towel as long as Museveni still appears on the Ballot paper.
“This is all the more reason we must double our efforts to end the NRM/M7 Junta. We won’t let you down- Rest in Peace.”
Burial is today at 4pm at his ancestral burial home at Kalongo Miti in Kasana Town Council Luweero District.