FDC Elections Boss Passes On

Mary Kasingye passed on yesterday in Mbarara

The Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has lost yet another of its top leaders in the western Bushenyi district.

The party’s District Returning Officer for Bushenyi Mrs. Mary Kasingye passed away yesterday in Mbarara while bring rushed to hospital.

The deceased according to FDC’s Deputy Secretary General Harold Kaija, sickness was also sister to The FDC District Youth Chairperson for Bushenyi District Mr. David Kakama.

Doctors at Mbarara Hospital reportedly failed to pin down the cause of Kasigye’s ailment when she was rushed there over the weekend.

Kaija says the deceased developed headache and other complications on Saturday night before she was rushed to Mbarara Hospital where doctors failed to find any ailment in her.

“She was taken back to Bushenyi on Sunday and early Monday morning she fainted and breathed her last in Rwebikoona (Mbarara) as she was being rushed back to Mbarara Main Hospital, ” said Kaija.

At the time of her death, Kasingye was one of the witnesses in an election petition against the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) candidate for Igara East Constituency in last February’s election, Hon Andrew Marshall.

She is expected to be laid to rest on Wednesday.



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