We received sad news yesterday afternoon that artistes Bobi Wine, Eddie Yawe, Mickie Wine, Banjo Man and chairman Nyanzi had lost their dad to diabetes.
Mr Willington Jackson Ssentamu aged 75 years had been admitted to Mulago for some time battling the deadly disease until his passing.
The entertainment industry consoled the Kyagulanyi family and we took it upon us to compile some of the messages different celebrities sent.
Bebe Cool:- Even though they are at loggerheads with Bobi Wine, Bebe Cool was the first artist to send a condolence message to the Kyagulanyi family saying “RIP Mzee SENTAMU, father to Eddy Yawe, Bobi Wine, chairman Nyanzi, n others….my condolences and prayers to the family”.
Michael Ross Kakooza:- Heartfelt condolences to Bobi Wine and the rest of his family who just lost their dad. We can only be thankful that he sired one of this country’s most inspirational and iconic artists i.e. Bobi Wine etc
Leila Kayondo:- My condolences to my boss, ma baaba #Eddy Yawe, Bobi Wine, Chairman Nyanzi, Mike, Banjo man and the rest of the family. May God strengthen you. RIP mzee Ssentamu.
Suudi Lukwago:- We are deeply saddened by the loss of MUZEI SENTAMU. He will be truly missed and we will include him in our prayers. Suudiman and suudi lukwago family.
Rasta Orlando:- It’s sad news of the passing of mzee Sentamu. Take heart, his children, relatives and friends. May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Lillian Mbabazi:- My heartfelt condolences go out to Bobi Wine and his entire family…sorry for your loss and my God comfort you…
Sophie Nantongo:- I want to express my sympathy to Bobi Wine’s family, relatives, friends and inlaws and pray that the Almighty conforts you through this difficult time..Rest in peace mzee Sentamu…
Vampino:- Rest in Peace taata Bobi and Mickie Wine.
The father to the four artists was a professional veterinary doctor although he practised boxing and football at some point during his youthful days.
Vigil took place at Bobi Wine’s home in Magele on Tuesday evening and the body will be transported to the late’s home in Kanoni Gomba on Wednesday before being laid to rest on Thursday according to the “Ghetto president” Bobi Wine.