Butiama Bed & Breakfast

Butiama Bed & Breakfast

Sunday, 17 October 2010

Nyerere Day commemorated at Butiama

It was a busy day at Butiama on Thursday, which was also the 11th death anniversay of the late Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere.

The day began with mass at 10:00AM, led by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Musoma, Michael Msonganzila. After mass, the congregation held a short prayer at the mausoleum of the late Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere.

The visitors included former Prime Minister, Judge Joseph Sinde Warioba, and the acting Regional Commissioner for Mara and District Commissioner for Musoma, Godfrey Ngatuni and his wife.


Visitors from Uganda, including Ssalongo Katumba (centre), about to lay a wreath on the grave of Mwalimu Nyerere during the commemoration
The wreath-laying ceremony was followed by a luncheon hosted by Mwalimu's widow, Mama Maria Nyerere.


L-R, Makongoro Nyerere, son of Mwalimu Nyerere and chairman of Chama cha Mapinduzi for Mara region, Ssalongo Katumba from Uganda, and Bishop Michael Msonganzila.
L-R, Mrs. Ngatuni, Fr. Bilingi, Mama Maria Nyerere, District Commissioner for Musoma, Godfrey Ngatuni.


Mama Maria Nyerere greets James Kapaya whose birthday was on 14 October. Holding James is his father, Ben Kapaya, who is also the Regional Director of the Mwanza office of the Open University of Tanzania.

4 comments:

High-ker ladyHaHa said...

Is it 11th death anniversary or 17th?

Madaraka said...

The post date is 17 October 2010. It was the 11th anniversary.

High-ker ladyHaHa said...

Oh thank you. I didn't consider that.

Madaraka said...

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