Dada Nabamba Budhagali, the oracle of Bujagali falls died a destitute and a disappointed man after he succumbed to diabetes and high blood pressure at Nile Hospital in Jinja District on Saturday, aged 113 years, according to his daughter Betty Namande.
The fallen guardian of the spirits of Bujagali, in Jinja District will be laid to rest on 8th November in the middle of the night after carrying out countless traditional and spiritual acts to send off his spirit including sacrifices.
Muhamed Kitimbo, a family member said Budhagali will be buried as a respected elder and a traditional religious leader who is recognized across Africa.
Budhagali, whose real name is Donozio Namunkanga, is the 37th Nabamba of Budhagali. He died on 26th October 2019 after a long illness. He was a darling in Busoga and a tourist attraction who traveled the world preaching his "Busamize" aka Traditional religion despite his modest education background.
Budhagali was diagnosed with diabetes and other diseases but a conclusive report on the actual cause of his death has not been released. He will be buried at his home in Budhagali Village, Budondo Sub County, Jinja District.
Muvvu clan representative Godfrey Mwasse said, Budhagali left behind many children but his culture does not allow counting of children so it is still one of the mystries he left behind after living on earth for 113 years.