The Late head of state Magufuli was a man who was loved and hated because of his tough stance. Despite all cristisms, it goes without saying be improved life’s of Tanzanian people.
The son of a peasant farmer, John Pombe Magufuli became Tanzania’s president on his 56th birthday in 2015 and has gone on to be a controversial leader.
Before he was president he acquired the nickname the bulldozer for driving a programme to build roads as minister for works, and later was hailed for his anti-corruption stance and his distinct dislike for wasting money.
But his time in power has attracted considerable criticism for changes that critics say threaten freedom of expression and business.
He comes from a humble beginning and details about his wedding says it all
Couple of years ago, The late President disclosed rare details about his wedding with his wife Janeth Magufuli which took place at Dar Es Salaam University over two decades ago.
He did not wear a suit and neither did he have a wedding ring by the time he exchanged nuptials with the love of his life.
The then priest bought then a wedding ring and some drinks to take because they had nothing.
Despite early challenges he rose to become one of the most popular presidents in Tanzania and Africa.
May he RIP