By our reporter
The Prime Minister of the republic of Uganda the Rt. Hon. Dr.Ruhakana Rugunda has described the retired principal Mbarara Municipal education officer and golfer Charles Turyahikayo as a peacemaker and true friend whom Kigezi region and Uganda will miss forever.
In the eulogy read for him by the Chairman LCV Kabale District Patrict Besigye Keihwa,Dr. Rugunda told mourners that the late Turyahikayo was peace loving person who spoke the truth while advising the politicians.
Turyahikayo Charles a former district education officer of Kabale, Bushenyi and Mbarara Districts, died from multiple organ failure at Mbarara Regional Referral on Tuesday morning and was buried yesterdayFeb.1, 2018 in his ancestral home in Nyakarama Mparo Rwamucuucu sub county Rukiga district.
He said that the late Turyahikayo was passionate about education system and he used his position as education officer to promote education standards and well being of teachers in Mbarara Municipality and the country which everyone should emulate.
The Bishop Ankole Diocese Rt Rev Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa noted that late Turyahikayo was humorous and a rare person who worked for revival of the collapse education system in Mbarara District.
The elder brother the emeritus Bishop of Kigezi Diocese Rt Rev George Katwesigye described the late Turyahikayo as trust worthy worker who served government without any blemish for many years until 2007 when he retired from civil service.
Bishop Katwesigye noted that he fought a good fight and now waiting to crown in the Heaven.
The widow; Alice Turyahikayo said the deceased was humble, loving, caring and honest husband who will be missed forever.
All children led by the sub county chief Rugarama sub county Ntungamo district Birungi Shallon Muhangi noted that their father God fearing, generous, hard working and a uniting factor who nurtured and educated them well.
In his comforting words, the emeritus Bishop of Kigezi Diocese Rt.Rev William Rukirande reminded thousands of mourners that this world is not our home saying all people shall die and they are like split water on the ground.
Bishop Rukirande asked believers to accept Jesus Christ and prepare to meet the Lord rather than squandering (Okwekwata Eijaga) when it is still early.
The late Turyahikayo Charles aged 71 succumbed to multiple organ failure has left a widow, six children and 15 grand children.
Source: www.mknewslink.com; a western Uganda news website.