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Col. Shaban Bantariza is dead

 

Col. Shaban Bantariza

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Reports just in indicate Retired Col Shaban Bantariza who has been serving at the Deputy Government Spokesperson based at the Media Centre has died.

One of the officers at the Uganda Media Centre mourned Bantariza’s passing away on twitter. “Sad day , can’t believe my boss is gone still in shock but God we come and God we return,” said Sarah Kyobe, minutes after the President’s senior press secretary Don Wanyama had said, “Sad sad day. A heavy dark cloud hangs above us.”

Bantariza was formerly also the Uganda army spokesman. 

The UPDF family with great sadness have learnt of the passing on of the deputy Executive director of Uganda media centre and deputy government spokesman Rtd Col Shaban Bantariza at Mulago national referral hospital. May his soul rest in peace,” she said.

7 comments

  1. Col.Bantariza was a strong officer with0 unwavering couragdd.

  2. COLONEL SHABAN BANTARIZA WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERD AS UPDF MOST TOUGH SPEAKING SPOKESMAN.

  3. I WORKED WITH COLONEL SHABAN BANTARIZA WHEN HE WAS THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMY MAGAZINE TEREHE SITA. TOGETHER WITH TONY OWANA,THEY MADE THE MAGAZINE MOST ENJOYABLE.

  4. Brig.Gen charles kashaiza c.o

    ATHOUGH COLONEL SHABAN BANTARIZA HAD A CONTRAVERSAL PERSONALITY,HE WILL BE ALWAYS BE IN MY MIND AS A TRUE NATIONALIST AND A GALLANT SOLDIER

  5. Brig.Gen Charles Kashaiza C.O

    LATE COLONEL SHABAN BANTARIZA ALWAYS TALKED OF HOW HIS GREAT UNCLE REV/FR PROFESSOR KANYANDAGO WAS A STRONG INFLUENCE ON HIS LIFE. R.I.P COMRADE

  6. Brig.Gen Charles Kashaiza C.O

    COLONEL BANTARIZA ONCE TOLD OF A STORY OF HOW HE ONCE WITNESSED OBOTE SOLDIERS MISTREAT A MODEST WOMAN HENCE THE REASON TO JOIN THE STRUGGLE,TOUGH DECISSION FOR A BROTHER.

  7. Brig.Gen Charles Kashaiza C.O

    THE WHOLE OF THIS NATION SHOULD KNOW THAT IT TAKES ALOT TO CREATE A GALLANT SOLDIER OF COLONEL SHABAN BANTARIZA CALIBRE.IN BANTARIZA THE COUNTRY HAS LOST A DEPENDABLE PATRIOT.

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