President Yoweri Museveni has praised Lt. Col. Emmanuel Katabazi, the Internal Security Organization Deputy Director General for his service to the nation.
Museveni, in a message delivered by Security Minister, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi, said Katabazi had served the country diligently while at the same time finding space within his busy schedule to raise a purposeful family.
Minister Jim Muhwezi represented President Museveni at the event
“The President is grateful for your work but also thanks you for having time for your family despite your busy work. He would have been here but because of other demanding state duties, he sent me to represent him” Gen. Muhwezi said.
General Muhwezi said this at the wedding reception of Derrick Sankara, son of Emmanuel and Jacqueline Katabazi in Kampala
The couple tied a knot at Munyonyo Martyrs Shrine on Friday and thereafter hosted their guests at a reception at Hilltop Gardens Naguru.
Emmanuel and Jacqueline Katabazi
The president gifted the new couple with Shs Ugx 20 million.
The function was also attended by former Prime Minister, John Patrick Amama Mbabazi who like the president also praised Col. Katabazi for being a nationalist.
The Director General of ISO Col. Charles Oluka graced the occasion and thanked his deputy for finding time for his family.
Other notable guests at the wedding were Director General of External Security Organization Ambassador Joseph Ocwet, Ms Florence Kiconco, head of legal department at State House and boss to the groom.
Several Members of Parliament attended and were represented by Rubanda West MP, Moses Kamuntu, and National Resistance Movement (NRM) Chairperson of the Women League Lydia Wanyoto also attended. The ceremony was also attended by a host of top spy masters.