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By Jumah Nsubuga

Parliament has this afternoon paid tribute to the late Andrew Adimola who past way last week at Lacor hospital in Gulu district.

The motion for a resolution of parliament to pay tribute to the late Adimola was moved by the 3rd deputy prime-minister Moses Ali on behalf of the leader of the government business at parliament Amama Mbabazi and seconded by the leader of the opposition Nandala Mafabi.

The late Adimola was born in 1924 and served as a member of parliament on DP ticket and served as a minister in the late Amin’s government. He also served as a permanent secretary in the ministry of education in 1965, 1980 he was the Vice President in Democratic Party under Paul Kawanga Ssemwogerere the leader ship, He was a married man with eight children and 28 grand children.

“The leader of the opposition at parliament Nandala Mafabi revealed that the country has again lost another national pillar after the late Obangolo and George Kakoma who also passed away this year. He had the  vision of men and women. He was the first black person  in British commission .He was an articulate debate during the late Idi Amin government were he served as the minister” Mafabi noted