Ivan Ssemwanga passed on afew years ago and though he had split up with his ex wife Zari Hassan who at the time was with Diamond Platnumz, he was the primary caregiver and guardian of his children, the eldest of whom is Pinto.

Zari’s first famous boyfriend (before Ivan Ssemwanga) finally weds his true love

And wouldn’t you know it that his eldest son is keeping his memories alive and well. Pinto took to his social media page to not just mark his birthday but to celebrate the meomry of his father Ivan Ssemwanga. Before Ivan Ssemwanga was taken ill in South Africa, he had led a life as large as his mystique. He unfortunately met an untimely end following a reported cardiac arrest. Ivan was rushed to Steve Biko Hospital, Pretoria, in South Africa after suffering a heart attack where he was admitted to ICU until his demise.


Ivan ‘Don’ Ssemwanga

Below is the message Pinto shared:

REST IN PEACE! Life And Times Of Zari Hassan’s Ex Husband Ivan