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Zari Hassan's father opens up for the first time since the death of Ivan[Video]

"When I received the sad news I was on my way to Nairobi"

Zari and her kids at the funeral of Ivan Don

Many people have mourned Ivan Ssmwanga who was the President of the rich gang in Uganda saying how good he was in the society.

Zari’s father Mr. Hassan said the news of Ivan death got him with shock has he was on transit to Nairobi to visit a relative of him.

"The news of Ivan has affected me so much, he was a person i admired so much and respected  as my son in law despite the little difference that grew between my daughter and him. I will remember him forever" he said in an interview with Millard Ayo


He reveals that he got a phone call from a friend of Ivan who was staying with him in South Africa, that Ivan had fallen sick and had been rushed to hospital.

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He added that all the bad things said about Zari was just being spread by haters who were wishing bad things for his daughter.

Mr. Hassan said that he kept in communication with the relatives who were in hospital with Ivan Don until the final day that he received the sad news.

However Zari Hassan step-mother said that she remembered Ivan as good man due to the help he used to offer to the community.


She went ahead to reveal how to mingled with Ivan Don just the other day and receiving the sad news broke her heart.

Ivan Don was laid to rest on May 30 in Kampla Uganda after passing on while undergoing treatment in South Africa.


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