By Martha Nakimuli
Namasole (Queen mother) Rebecca Zirimbuga who was heir of Mutebi’s mother Lady Sarah Kisosonkole ,will be laid to rest today in Singo ,Mityana district.
The 80-year-old died last Friday at Nairobi Hospital, where she had been taken for treatment after suffering skin rashes and pain in the joints.
On Monday ,Buganda royalists flocked Namirembe Cathedral to pay her tribute ahead of today’s burial.
Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo, the retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, led the three-hour service assisted by Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira, the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese.
Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga noted that the Namasole’s death was a great loss to the Buganda Kingdom.
The queen mother is remembered for her hard work ,love for education and Buganda Kingdom.