President Museveni sends condolences to Magufuli over MV Nyerere disaster
President Museveni, who is also the chairman of the East African community sent condolences to Tanzania, as the death toll continues to rise in the MV Nyerere ferry disaster, that has so far claimed 136 people.
MV Nyerere ferry overturned yesterday evening, near Okara Island on return to Bugorora for docking.
The vessel whose capacity is to carry 100 people and 25 tonnes of cargo, is thought to had been carrying more than 400 people, while there are also concerns that its engines had recently complained about as having grown old.
In a message posted on his official facebook and twitter accounts, the president condoles with the people of Tanzania.