Wednesday, February 11 2015
Willington Jackson Sentamu, the father of Bobi Wine, Mickie Wine and Eddy Yawe died on Tuesday aged 75.
Jackson, a veterinary doctor by profession has been battling with diabetes and high blood pressure. He died at Mulago referral hospital where he had been hospitalized for a greater part of last year. At the time of his death, he had 40 children and about 100 grand children.
Tributes have since been pouring in from fans, friends and family.
"I together with Friends and Family wish to pass our condolences to the family of Mr.J.W. Sentamu Snr. A great Father to a great generation who has passed away suddenly.May the Lord give your family comfort and peace during this sad time. We are with you in grief, " Jose Chameleone wrote.
Bebe Cool - "RIP Mzee SENTAMU,Father to Eddy Yawe, Bobiwine,Chairman Nyanzi, n others...my condolences & prayers to the family."
There is a night vigil at Bobi Wine's home in Magere and burial will be on Thursday. The 75-year-old was a renowned businessman and farmer.
Bobi Wine's message on Fathers' Day 2013
Bobi Wine - "My father J.W Ssentamu aka Bulaya is Superman, 40 children,36 graduates, stars, celebrities, doctors, lawyers, pastors,leaders, business men and women etc. First born over 50 and youngest (not last) born 2 years. The most accomplished father I know. Father, if I could only be Quarter the man that you are, I would be the greatest man in this generation. I might not be able to show you just how much, but I LOVE YOU SO MUCH. Happy fathers' day."
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