The political analyst Doctor Anas Kaliisa breathed his last on Wednesday evening. And according to reports from family members; Kariisa left office at Naguru on Wednesday at around mid day! He then returned back home to have a rest as he does always. Surprisingly he did collapse dead at home, however he was complaining of stomach pain.
And following the confirmation of the news! the NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine; among other prominent figures went to social media to mourn the death of a long time political analyst.
Bobi Wine extends his sympathies to the family of the deceased. More so the media fraternity and all Ugandans who are feeling the pain by this tragedy.
“The news of the passing of Sheikh Anas Kaliisa! renowned Muslim scholar and senior political analyst is very shocking and sad. But I extend sympathies to his family, the media fraternity and all Ugandans who are feeling the pain by this tragedy. Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un,” Bobi Wine’s statement reads.
But, the Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago also extends his statement to the family and the whole country; “It is to bad for the death of Sheikh Doctor Anas Kaliisa. Allah should forgive him all what went wrong for him. May his soul rest in eternal peace. Inna Lillahi wa inna illaihi Rajihuuna,” his statement read.
Doctor Anas Kaliisa passes on at his home
Meanwhile, the Next Media Chief Executive Officer Kin Kariisa is still in a shock! about the news says that the deceased has been a father figure to him. And not only him but to entire company has been a very good example.
“It is with great pain that I share with you that my elder brother! and Chairman of Salam Charity Foundation, Dr. A. A. Kaliisa, has died this evening. 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,” Kin’s notes.
Sheikh Doctor Anas Kaliisa simple background
Sheikh Anas Kaliisa was the elder brother to Next Media service owner Kim Kariisa. Dr Kaliisa was a renowned Muslim scholar and senior political analyst on NBS Television. He is the former Director of the Institute of Research and Training in Uganda.
However, Dr Kaliisa was a political analyst on Middle East affairs! and one of the 21 founders and the Managing Director House of Zakat and Waqf Uganda. As a staunch Muslim; Dr Kaliisa was also the Secretary of the Eminent Council of Sheikhs of Uganda and Chairman Muslim Jurists Uganda.