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Four One One

Critics wont raise the children but I will- Zari

Ever since socialite and businessman Ivan Ssemwanga passed on last Thursday at Steven Biko Hospital in Pretoria South Africa, critics have been on his former wife, Zari Hassan Ttale’s case.
Ivan passed on after he was hit by stroke which took him to coma for 12 days.
However, critics have been on Zari’s case saying one of the reasons Ssemwanga died was because she dumped him for Tanzanian Bongo Flava recording artist and dancer Naseeb Abdul Juma, popularly known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz.

Zari and her children during Ivan Ssemwanga’s funeral service Photo by Alex Esagala

Zari chose to keep quiet all that while as critics talked but this was long until Monday morning during her deceased ex-husband’s funeral service at Namirembe Cathedral in Kampala.
Zari first thanked all those who stood with them in this trying moment, especially those who showed her and their three sons love.
“I will not cry now because I have cried enough. I would say I was prepared for Ivan’s death because I saw it coming when he was taken to hospital,” Zari said, adding that it is a full church but in three months, she will be by herself to take care of her three sons.

Singer Bebe Cool and wife Zuena console Zari. Photo by Alex Esagala

Zari also said that back then, she always blamed Ivan for the too much partying but he (Ivan) told her “life is too short”.
According to Zari, Ssemwanga’s statement didn’t make sense then but it does now. On raising the three boys, Zari said she was brought up by a single mother and it’s time for her to take care of her sons as a single mother.

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