The National Unity Platform (NUP) leader Hon Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine has sent in his condolence message to the people of Tanzania.
The former president of Tanzania Benjamin Mkapa died at the age of 81, President John Magufuli announced. According to Magufuli, Benjamin Mkapa died at the Dar es Salaam Hospital in the early hours of Friday.
“Mzee Benjamin William Mkapa the third President of Tanzania has died at a Dar es Salaam hospital where he was admitted. I call on all Tanzanians to receive the news of his death and to pray for Mzee Mkapa, more information will be released but Mzee Mkapa is no more” Magufuli said.
Briefly, who is Benjamin William Mkapa?
Benjamin Mkapa was a politician from Tanzania. He served as the third President of Tanzania. Mkapa served in the above position for one decade from the year 1995 to 2005. Benjamin was also the chairman of the Revolutionary State Political Party (Chama Cha Mapinduzi). He was born on the 12th of November in 1938 in Ndanda, Masasi, Tanganyika. The fallen hero was elected as President based on a popular anti-corruption campaign. In addition, and strong support of former President Julius Nyerere. Bio to be continued in the next article…
However, after the circulation of the news about his death, different people around the world have sent in their condolence messages… In addition, one of them is Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine, the Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East and now the leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP). For more details about NUP,
“Deepest condolences to the people of Tanzania and the people of East Africa upon losing this noble statesman.
As President of Tanzania, His Excellency Benjamin Mkapa made his contribution to his country and retired peacefully, hence deepening democracy and good governance in that country. For not giving in to greed and clinging onto power, he deserves to be celebrated by all of us who love democracy.
President Mkapa also a Pan-African who championed the integration of East Africa and Africa. We remember and appreciate him for his great work.
As Mandela said, “Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.”
Rest well Your Excellency,” Bobi Wine wrote.
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