Tanzania’s first lady, Janet Magufuli, has praised her late husband following his death, which occurred on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
In an emotional tribute delivered after the death of the President, the First Lady eulogized her husband for the good works he had done for Tanzania since he came to power.
The former First Lady could not hold back her emotions about how she enjoyed the relationship between them as a married first couple of the land by letting go of her deep feelings for the late President.
She also recalled the precious moments she shared with the late President of Tanzania while he was alive especially early in the mornings.
She recounted how apart from him being very jovial, the late President was indeed a man full of humour and laughter, as she recalled how romantic he was when it came to matters of love and under the sheets in the bedroom.
“He loved morning sex, I will dearly miss him so much.”, she said sorrowfully.
She also mentioned that the her husband, the late President was a dedicated man who had passion for the progress of Tanzania and was committed in ensuring that the economy produced a prosperous nation.
A state funeral was held for late President John Magufuli at the Jamhuri Stadium in the capital Dodoma, Monday, March 22, 2021 with the attendance of some African leaders, representatives and other dignitaries.
A host of Tanzanian government officials were also present, led by the country’s new president, Samia Suluhu Hassan.
President Magufuli, 61, died in office from a heart condition, even though some opposition party members claimed he died from COVID-19 related complications on March 17 in the country’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam.
His coffin, draped in Tanzania’s national colours, was escorted to the stadium for people to pay their last respects.
Several African leaders delivered their eulogy during the funeral, including Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa, among others.
In their speeches, the African leaders described Magufuli as a true son of Africa who stood for the poor people and they promised to support the new President Hassan.
President Magufuli was born in Chato, Geita region, on Oct. 29, 1959. He was elected president of Tanzania in October 2015 and re-elected in October 2020. Enditem.
The late President will be buried in his native home in Chato district of Geita region on Friday, March 26, 2021.