As if showing the watching world that has been brought to its knees by deadly pandemic-coronavirus that Tanzanians are unafraid, still,of the disease, close friends, relatives and majority of priests sending off Tanzanian fallen president John Pombe Magufuli are here, in Chato, looking unbothered despite the rumours making rounds that the late president might have succumbed to Covid-19, a disease he said was absent in Tanzania.
In fact the few wearing face coverings, some of them from Europe, are looking out of place. The majority of catholic priests here, too, are wearing no masks. What a message! John Magufuli will be laid to rest today, March, 26, 2021 in Chato- Geita region, in North-western Tanzania. Magufuli succumbed to heart complications on the evening of March 17, 2021 in a hospital in Dar es Salaam, according to official reports from authorities in the country.
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