Minister Karooro’s Husband, Okurut, Passes On

Gender Minister Karooro Okurut

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“He passed on as he was being diagnosed,” a source said.

The government of Uganda has already expressed its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.

“It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Stanislus Okurut, husband to Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut,” read a message from the government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo.

“Mr. Okurut was chairman URVC board in the 1980s, and later NRC (MP) Kumi county 1986-1996 also minister under President Museveni.

His body is still in the mortuary at Mulago hospital.

A vigil shall be held for him at their family home in Kampala.


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