The family of late Paul Job Kafeero has run to court to be allowed to exhume the body of the late Kadongo Kamu singer to perform a DNA test.
When the singer died in 2007, many women came out to claim that the deceased had fathered their children. Seeing that the family had grown too big, it’s claimed that his children started to fight amongst themselves for their father’s properties.
It’s alleged that the family is currently divided in groups, with some discriminating and chasing away those they think don’t belong to their late father.
This family fracas has forced Kafeero’s brothers, led by Joseph Mugerwa to run to court, to get permission to exhume the deceased’s body, so that they can carry out a DNA tests on all children to clear this mess.
During an interview with nbs on Thursday, Mugerwa claimed that if the DNA samples are taken on them (Kafeero’s brothers) some children may not be contented with the results. That’s why they want to use the deceased remains to carry out the test.
“We want to clear the disputes within our family. Doctors suggested that the best alternative was to exhume the body of Kafeero and then sample his remains with the children. We are planning to make every step of this excise public such that everything is all clear,” he said.
He believes that when the process goes on well, everyone will be contented. Those who have been maligned will find their truth and the family will become one again, according to Mugerwa.
The exercise will last about a month.
Kafeero was one of the top Kadongo Kamu maestros in Uganda, best known for songs such as Buladina, Kampala Mu kooti, Walumbe Zaaya among others. The singer lost his battle to acute malaria and died at Mulago hospital in 2007, at the age of 36.
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