The 70-year-old statesman breathed his last at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute in Dar es Salaam on February 10, 2024.
Vice President, Dr. Philip Mpango, delivered the heart-wrenching news during a live broadcast on the Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC).
The nation stood still as the confirmation of Lowassa’s demise reverberated across the country.
Edward Lowassa, a revered figure in Tanzanian politics, served as Prime Minister and held significant influence within the nation’s leadership.
His passing leaves a profound void in the political landscape and evokes a sense of loss among Tanzanians who admired his leadership and dedication.
As the news spreads, tributes pour in from all corners of the nation, reflecting on Lowassa’s contributions and legacy.
His leadership, wisdom, and commitment to public service will be remembered fondly by many.
Tanzania now enters a period of mourning as it grapples with the loss of a respected leader.
The legacy of Edward Lowassa will undoubtedly endure, serving as a guiding light for future generations of Tanzanian leaders.