Uganda’s former Attorney General, Peter Nyombi who died on Sunday will be laid to rest on Thursday.
Nyombi’s body will be buried in his ancestral home in Nakasongola district on Thursday afternoon, according to the official program released by government.
The former Member of Parliament for Buruuli county in Nakasongola passed away on Sunday at a clinic in Kampala at the age of 64. He had hypertension and succumbed to heart failure.
On Wednesday afternoon, Nyombi’s body will be taken to Parliament where it will lay in State until 2pm. In Parliament, the Speaker and MPs are expected to pay tribute to the former legislator.
According to the program, the body of late Peter Nyombi will after Parliament be transported to Nakasongola district.
There, at 4pm on Wednesday, the body will lie at the district council for a special session for the leaders to pay tribute to the late.
Later at 6pm, there will be a vigil at the country home in Nakasongola.
On Thursday between 8am and 12 noon, there will be a public viewing of the body followed by eulogies by family members, associates and government representatives. Thereafter, the church will lead a final Requiem service beginning 3pm which will be followed by burial.
Peter Nyombi was the government Attorney General since 2011 for a period of four years having succeeded Kiddu Makubuya.
He was born in Nakasongola district, on 23 April 1954, to Eriakimu Kajja, a school teacher and Mrs. Kajja, a full-time housewife.
Nyombi attended Nakasongola Primary School. He then studied at Kings College Buddo for his O-Level and A-Level education. In 1973, he was admitted to Makerere University where he graduated in 1976 with a Law Degree.