By Leilah Bbaale
Government will accord official burial to the Faith of Unity founder and leader Desteo Owobusobozi Bisaka. Bisaka, a self-proclaimed god passed away in Kenya where he had been flown for better medical services.
The State Minister for Public service David Karubanga has been reportedly assigned by the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda to coordinate the burial arrangements.
Karubanga who is also the Kigorobya County MP in Hoima district said President Museveni has directed Government to accord Bisaka an official burial due to his good contributions towards the development of Uganda.
He said government and Bisaka’s family have agreed that the burial ceremony will be held on January 31 at Kapyemi hill, Muhorro town council in Kagadi District.
According to Karubanga, government has sent its condolences to the bereaved family, friends and followers of the faith of unity.
According to family sources, Bisaka passed on last week in Kenya where he was air lifted having breathing complications.
Although the cause of death has not been officially announced, reliable family sources say he has for long been battling high blood pressure and diabetes.
Bisaka was born on June 11th, 1930 in Buyanja County in Kibaale district, to Petero Byombi, who served as a catechist in Bujuni parish for over 50 years.