Kyandondo East Legislator and People Power pressure group head Robert
Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has claimed that he had an
‘inspirational’ talk with the late Maj Gen Benon Buta Biraaro on his
death bed weeks back.
Bobi Wine in a very long eulogy posted on
his official Facebook page labeled the deceased Biraaro, as a corruption
and scandal-free person with a high level of integrity and honesty.
singer cum politician said he was saddened beyond measure about the
passing of this gallant son of Uganda who was his friend and motivator.
(Biraaro) was impressed that I was trying to work hard and encouraged
me to work even harder. He despised corruption and the corrupt. He
believed that true wealth should come from sweat and not cutting corners
or making corr...
The Former ethics minister, Miria Matembe has mourned the death of
the former presidential candidate retired Maj. Gen. Benon Biraaro who
Doctors have confirmed that Maj. Gen. Biraaro who died at Kampala hospital succumbed to colon cancer.
Speaking to KFM, Matembe says that Biraaro was a man of integrity and never involved himself in battles like other politicians.
She says that during the presidential debate for the 2016
presidential elections, he presented the best ideas compared to the
other candidates and he could make a good leader.
She asked Ugandans to emulate his characters and his way of handling things.
Born on March 1, 1958, Biraaro joined the National Resistance Army
bush war in 1982 straight out of Makerere University and by 1984, he had
risen to the High Command and National Resistance Council and by 1986,
he was the deputy to President Museveni’s Principal Private Secretary.
was then posted to Kitgum as the special district administrator until
1987 before being sent to Kyankwanzi where he served as deputy
commandant of the National Leadership Institute.
Biraaro served as the commanding officer of the 97th battalion in Eastern Uganda which helped end the insurgency in Teso sub-region.
later served as the commander of the military police, appointed the
representative of the office of the Inspector General of Government,
served as a member of the Adhoc committee...