ARUA. The Arua Muslim district Khadi Sheik Abu Jaffer has advised the residents of Arua to always consider writing their will before they die to avoid confusion after sudden death.
Sheik Abu was speaking during Janazah prayers for late Hajj Bhakit Bajole at Mutukula Zone, Dadamu Sub County in Arua district on Monday.
Bajole, 71, succumbed to diabetes and hypertension on Sunday at Kirudu hospital in Kampala after medical team in Arua failed to manage his condition.
But during the Janazah, Abu said: “A person who dies with a will behind dies in peace. You can approach any lawyer to guide you on how to write a will and keep on updating it every week, why not!”
He highlighted the importance of a will to the mourners and how it can help to guide and protect what the deceased has left behind.
“Why do you want to cause confusion when you die suddenly yet you should have put the issues in order by writing a will,” he stressed.
Sheik Abu Jaffer also castigated the rampant acts of criminality in the region where he said the perpetrators will all face justice before God.
“Some people have herd hearts, they act as if one day they will not stand before God,” he said.
Late Hajj Bakhit previously worked as the football coach for Arua municipal council and delivered the team to the super league.
He also coached St Josephes’ College Ombaci in the mid1990s, winning a number of trophies for the college in the process. Bakhit equally worked as a driver at Arua district local government till he retired after clocking 60.
Late Bakhit is survived by a widow and 12 children, prominent among them is Arua One Fm deputy news Editor Mr Hafiz Bakhit.