The remains of Ugandan Commissioner of Police Alalo Christine, the only Ugandan who was on board the Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft when it crashed in March, have been identified, registering a success in towards her repatriation for burial.
According to Police spokesperson Fred Enanga, Alalo’s remains were identified and preparations for their repatriation are underway.
“The remains of our departed colleague; the late Commissioner of Police Alalo Christine who perished in the Ethiopian Airways have been identified. Efforts are underway to bring them back for burial,” Enanga said.
Alalo was born in 1970 to Jane Apubo and Stanley Etori in Kalaki, Kabramaido District. She went to Swairia Primary School Soroti, before joining Tororo Girls School in 1986 and Immaculate Girls Senior in Rukungiri for her A-levels.
Alalo then joined Makerere University where she majored in sociology and graduated with a degree in social sciences in 1996.
She joined Uganda Police in 2001 and met her husband Alex Ahimbisibwe. The two tied the knot during a function at St Augustin Chapel Makerere in 2003, but Ahimbisibwe died a year later, leaving Alalo with two children.
In 2019, Alalo died in the Ethiopian Airline crash.