According to reports coming out from Uganda a man who goes by the name Charles Obong died at age 52 and is a popular Ugandan Lawmaker in the country’s national assembly.
According to reports his family said that they found out that on his will he asked to be buried with SHS200 Million ( R750,000) in cash when he dies.
His reason been that he needs to bribe God with the money when the time comes on judgement day so his sins can be forgiven. He died on December 17, 2016, after a long illness and was buried on Christmas Eve.
His wishes was done by the family, however his relatives later dug him up after some days and removed the money, saying that it’s not the right thing to do.
Uganda parliament in September announced $20,000 funeral package for each lawmaker as a way of ensuring deceased members of the National Assembly are given befitting burials. The parliament planned to spend 67.7 million shillings on burial for each member who died.
A break down of the 67.7 million shillings funeral expense
- A state-of-the-art casket rated as American Casket at Shs 6m
- Shs 5.5m for the grave
- Shs 4.5m for Order of Service books
- Shs 15m on feeding mourners and
- Shs 17.5m on allowances for police.