As eulogies continue to flow in, the CEO Next Media Group has continued to mourn the death of his elder brother and employee Dr. Anas Abdu Noor Kariisa.
Mr. Kin Kariisa eulogized his elder brother who he said was more than just a brother.
“It is with great pain that I share with you that my elder brother, and Chairman of Salaam Charity Foundation, Dr. A. A. Kaliisa, died this (Wednesday) evening,” Kin posted.
“Dr. Kaliisa has been more than just my brother. He raised me and has been a father figure to me. May God rest his soul in eternal peace,” he added.
Due to the difference in age, many Ugandans had mistaken Dr. Anas as Kin Kariisa’s father.
But The Spotlight Magazine understands that Kin’s father Hajji Kariisa died in 1978 when Kin was just two years old.
With the death of Dr. Anas Kariisa, Kin not only loses an elder brother but a father figure and mentor.
News of the death of renowned Political analyst, Dr. Abdulnoor Anas Kaliisa flocked in on Wednesday evening.
According to a family member, the Muslim scholar left office at Naguru , Kaliisa returned at his home in Kawempe Ttula to have a rest as it was his routine but he collapsed dead.
Family members revealed that the cause of his death is not yet known since he didn’t complain of any illness before
Dr. Kaliisa as commonly known had been a panelist on NBS TV’s ‘Ensi nebyayo’ political show which airs every Sunday evening.
“Our Salam Charity Uganda Chairman, Dr. Anas Kaliisa, has this evening passed on, we regrettably confirm. We shall miss you, Hajji. May your soul rest in eternal peace, and may Allah grant us all the strength we need to pull through this tragedy,” Next Media Services, a mother company of NBS TV said.