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Memorial ceremony for the Late Christine Alalo, Ag. Commissioner for Police in AMISOM

Thursday, 21st March 2019
Amb. Amuge Rebecca Otengo held a small memorial ceremony at the official residence for the Late Christine Alalo, Ag. Commissioner for Police in AMISOM. The memorial was attended by members of her family who included her two sons, Emmanuel Ahimbisibwe and Alvin Asiimwe as well as her brother James Okello. Others included  members of the Ugandan Community in Addis Ababa.

The Late Alalo was eulogized as a hardworking and patriotic officer who loved and was committed to her job. Her children were urged to take pride in their mother's achievements and strive to emulate her.

The family which was accompanied by the Director for Medical Services in the Uganda Police Force, Dr. Moses Byaruhanga, was in Addis Ababa  at the invitation of the government, to help in identification of the remains of Ms. Alalo who perished in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on 10th March, 2019. DNA samples have been provided but identification of the remains is expected to take at least 6 months.

While in Addis Ababa, the family attended briefings by the Ethiopian Government and the AU, attended a memorial ceremony organized by the AU and visited the site of the plane crash.