Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan pays her last respects to Kingunge Ngombale-Mwiru at Karimjee grounds in Dar es Salaam yesterday, followed by hundreds of other mourners. The long-serving politician was buried in the city later in the day. Photos: John Badi Kinjeketile, a son of the deceased, in tears as he bids his father final farewell. Mama Maria Nyerere, widow of the Father of the Nation Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere, pays her last respects to the deceased. Mourners follow proceedings at the solemn occasion. Front row (from-R): Former Prime Minister Dr Salim Ahmed Salim, Former Prime Minister Joseph Warioba, former National Assembly Speaker Pius Msekwa, High Court of Tanzania Principal Judge Ferdinand Wambali, Chief Justice Prof Ibrahim Juma and retired Chief Justice Mohamed Chande Othman. Photo: John Badi Former President Benjamin William Mkapa and former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa exchange greetings. Civic United Front Secretary General Seif Shariff Hamad and former Prime Minister Joseph Warioba meet at the ceremony. Former President Jakaya Kikwete, Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan, former President Ali Hassan Mwinyi, former President Benjamin Mkapa, CUF Secretary General Seif Shariff Hamad and former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa were among the dignitaries at the paying of last respects. A Catholic Church catechist from University of Dar es Salaam Parish, Gorge Wilbard leads prayers after the paying of last respects.