Ugandans throughout the social and political divide are mourning the passing of Evelyn Nakabira, alias Evelyn Lagu, a singer and actress.
Lagu died on the morning of Monday 18th August 2023 following a protracted battle kidney and coronary heart problems.
The artiste has been on dialysis after failing to endure an operation in Turkey just lately on account of her deteriorating well being.
Following the loss of life, a number of artistes and politicians paid tribute to the deceased.
Douglas Lwanga, a radio and tv host, stated the deceased fought a superb struggle.
“Relaxation in peace, Evelyn Lagu . You fought a superb struggle. Sleep properly,” he tweeted.
Lagu has been selling her charity live performance dubbed “Evelyn Love Charity live performance” which was meant to happen at Papaz Spot in Makindye on 28 October 2023, with a view to lift funds for her therapy.
Eddie Kenzo was devastated at her passing. “We took these footage final Tuesday on the Jam session and I can’t imagine your gone pricey Evelyn Lagu. You will have fought abig battle my sister could your soul relaxation in peace.”
Nubian Li posted: “You probably did put up a superb struggle for pricey life. Might God grant you eternal everlasting peace Evelyn Lagu”
Speaker of Parliament Anita Amongst tweeted: “The nation has woken as much as the devastating information of the passing of Evelyn Nakabira, alias Evelyn Lagu, who was a singer and actress. I want to lengthen my deepest sympathies to the household, kin, pals and your complete leisure trade throughout this tough time. Might her soul relaxation in peace.”
Mityana Municipality MP Zaake Francis stated: “After a prolonged battle with kidney problems, it is vitally absurd that the Lord has taken our beloved artist Evelyn LAGU to relaxation with the angels. My ideas and prayers are along with her household, kin and the fanbase.”
Levixone tweeted: “We are going to at all times have fun you Evelyn Lagu as a really sturdy girl RIP my pal.”
Simon Kaggwa Njala stated: “Oh, my Evelyn Lagu is gone. I had dedicated to assist her elevate cash for therapy. RIP.”
She is singer and a film actress. Born Evelyn Nakabira in Kalungu, Masaka, on June 1, 1982. Each dad and mom died after I was a toddler. She by no means noticed her dad. When She was younger, she was despatched to Mityana to stay along with her aunt who labored as a midwife and her husband, the late George William Lubega.
She went to Aga Khan, Mityana SS, Satisfaction SS Mityana and eventually, St. Peter’s SS Busubizi, the place she accomplished her A’ranges in 1999.
Evelyn Lagu is taken into account one of many best singers and actresses on the native scene. She has carried out with Mustard and Flash bands and sung backup vocals for (the late) Carol Nakimera, Halima Namakula, Ragga Dee, Makoma and most just lately, Mampi from Zambia