The Democratic Party stalwart and also Kampala prominent lawyer Ddamulira Edward Muguluma has passed on.
“It is a sad day! Lawyer Edward Muguluma, who stood by my side during my persecution abruptly died this morning in Uganda. Muguluma was a rare brand of lawyer activist. He never charged a penny for his services! Go well soldier of freedom!”,wrote Ssemagulu Kiwanuka Lawrence, one of the DP people who was close to the late at one time.
Running his law firm Ddamulira Edward Muguluma Advocates,the late started his Kampala life as a policeman in the sixties. He would later become one of the prominent DP lawyers who was always on party’s panel of lawyers in most of the cases that the party took to court to dislodge dictatorship in Uganda.
He lived a humble life despite his visible capacity to afford high life, rarely drove a car and always priding himself in the fact that as a policeman he had capacity to walk around on foot.
In his last days he pursued court cases against Mao’s Leadership. He successfully petitioned court against the DP Mbale Delegates conference but never lived to see the fruits of this case as Mao and group obtained a stay of execution against the judgment.
According to his brother Dr.Donald Muguluma the late Edward Muguluma will be buried tomorrow Wednesday at Kalisiizo Masaka at 2:00pm.
Fare thee well Mzee