By Scovin Iceta
MOYO-Hundreds of Mourners in Moyo district today bid farewell to late Gabriel Amgbu, a retired Senior Superintendent of Police who passed away on 21st July, 2017 at St Mary Lacor Hospital in Gulu district. Late Ambgu was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Toloro Village, Moyo sub County, Moyo district.
The first Deputy Prime Minister and leader of Government business , General Moses Ali who was the Chief Mourner said the contributions made by the late Amgbu laid strong foundation of Uganda Police force. “He was one of the many who served the country during the colonial time”, Gen Moses Ali said.
Ali thanked the Uganda police force for recognizing the efforts made by the Late Amgbu that without the police force the country will not be stable and urged them to continue with the spirit of Unity.
Late Gabriel Amgbu was born on 23rd March 1949 to Mzee Ajjuga Florindo and Kile Celestine in the clan of Erepi Palida in Metu Sub County, Moyo district. He was married with 12 children and six grandchildren.
He joined Uganda police force in 1969 as recruit constable and rose through the rank from constable to Senior Superintendent of Police. He worked in general duty, CID and training School respectively and also worked in different parts of the country. He served as OC/CID flying squad Jinja, CID headquarter impala House Kampala, OC station Malaba Tororo and DPC Kamuli.
He also served as the Commandant of police training school Masindi and lastly he wrote Parada Manuel companion for instructors and unit commander up to December,1998.