Throat Cancer Kills Bukanga MP

Bukanga County (Isingiro District) MP, Gregory Matovu passed on Monday at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala.

The 58-year-old succumbed to throat cancer, said relatives.

Some of the legislators who have died in the last three years include Cerinah Nebanda, Stephen Mallinga, Michael Oromait and Joy Kariisa.

Parliament is expected to issue a press statement soon on the untimely departure of the NRM lawmaker who was also a member on the Committee on Information and Communication Technology; and Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises.

The deceased worked as a senior Assistant Secretary to the President in 2010.

Earlier, he had served on the Presidential Commission for Teso and also on the Prime Minister’s Office Protocol.

Matovu was also a member of the Foreign Service Protocol Department between 1980-81.


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