Former Town Clerk Ananias Twinoburyo Passes Away


Ananias Twinoburyo, affectionately known as Omwana w’omuntu, a retired town clerk, has passed away. Born on November 26, 1938, Twinoburyo served as a town clerk from 1966 to 1976 and worked in several districts including Hoima, Kasese, Fort Portal, Kabale, Mukono, and Mbarara.

Twinoburyo, known for his zero tolerance for corruption and commitment to good governance, played a pivotal role in shaping the towns he served during a transformative period. He was hailed as a dedicated learner, passionate reader, and meticulous researcher. He authored the book “Abaijukuru ba Ruganyirwa,” celebrating his family and heritage.Beyond his administrative duties, Twinoburyo was a philanthropist and a strong supporter of the Ankole cultural institution. He played a significant role in the selection of the Omugabe (Ankole king) in 1994.Twinoburyo suffered a cardiac arrest at Kampala Hospital, where he had been hospitalized, and passed away last Friday. He is survived by two wives, six children, and 17 grandchildren.A funeral service will be held today at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero, Kampala, at 9 am. His remains will be laid to rest tomorrow at his ancestral home in Rushoga/Kyakabunga, 13 kilometers from Lyanytonde on Kaguta Road.

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