Kasese killings: widows appeal to Gov’t for help

By Ronald Kule

KASESE: Widows of the 27th November last year Kasese killings who lost their husbands during an offensive attack on Rwenzururu palace are appealing to government for assistance both materialistic and psychical-social support to enable them fit in society again.

 
The widows especially those in Kasese Municipality UJK talked to, say their life has never been the same since the attacks as they keep struggling for survival of their children and copying up with the situation of being a helpless widow.

 
Jolly Kyakimwa whose husband was working at the Obusinga palace as a royal guard says she is severely feeling the impact of the killings as she can no longer afford most of the basic needs at home hence calling for assistance from government.

 
Beatrice Nzankwa is also a widow whose husband was a policeman attached to Hima police station told UJK that she was left with eight orphans who need education thus also appealing for help from well-wishers and government.

 
The widows expressed their challenges at virina gardens as they received a donation of two hundred kilograms of maize floor and twenty bars of soap from Big Heart Foundation a local community based organization in Kasese district.

 
The Obusinga acting prime minister Gadi Mbayahi said the cultural institution is still struggling to rebuild its self but revealed plans of documenting all widows of last year palace killings and lobby for them assistance from government and well-wishers.
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