President Yoweri Museveni has eulogised city businessman Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige aka BMK as a great entrepreneur and an innovative business leader, who profitably took advantage of Uganda’s vast business opportunities to create jobs and incomes for our people.
The proprietor of Hotel Africana and Chairman of BMK Group of Companies succumbed to prostate cancer from Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi on Friday. His body was yesterday returned to Uganda and will buried this afternoon at Nkoowe Cemetery.
In his statement, Museveni extended his heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family, relatives and friends of BMK.
"My thoughts are with the family during this moment of grief and sorrow. I pray that Allah grants you the fortitude and courage to go through this loss," he said.
Late BMK owned numerous investments in the services industry, agriculture, manufacturing.
" His unwavering commitment and hard work enabled him to ascend to great heights of personal success and to create an international business empire from very humble beginnings," Museveni eulogised.
"He leaves behind a great example, worth emulating, especially for the young generation. Persistence and dedication to correct principles yield positive results in the long run. May Dr. Alhaji Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige’s Soul Rest in Eternal Peace."