By Andrew Irumba
Renowned City Human Rights activist Frank Malingumu Gashumba is mourning the death of his father Mzee Gashumba Snr, who passed away on Sunday afternoon at Nsambya hospital.
Late Mzee Gashumba had been bedridden at Nsambya hospital for weeks, where he fought a lengthy battle with cancer until he breathed his last.
While on his sickbed, several prominent Ugandans, among them Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) stalwart Dr. Kiiza Besigye visited him.
While announcing Mzee Gashumba’s death, city lawyer Dennis Nyombi wrote thus on Facebook; “With sadness I’ve just learnt of the death of My friend’s father, Gashumba Snr., father to Frank Gashumba, Innocent Kasumba, Jjeje Semanda and my dear Veronica. I share the plight with u all my brothers n sister.”
Grand also went to his Facebook page and announced the death of his dad thus; My dad has just passed away! Rip soldier”
Gashumba’s great great grand family relocated from Rwanda to Uganda in the 1923 and have since lived in Uganda.
Burial arrangements will be comunicated later. Rip.