By Dennis Katungi
Our dear departed Jolly Ngabirano was born in a strong Christian family to Gladys and Yeremiah Nyakairima on 21st May 1961 in Nyakiju village, Buyanja sub county Rukungiri District. Her parents were illiterate pastoralists but devout Christians who championed ethical values. She was the eighth born in a family of 10 children. She married Henry Ngabirano in February 1988 and left behind three children Phyllis, Phillipa and Abraham.