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RIP: Uganda's Former Presidential Candidate is Reportedly Dead

Photo courtesy// Aggrey Awori

Pain and grieve have engulfed the country of Uganda after the nation lost one of its prominent former leader. As reported by Daily Monitor, Aggrey Awori who also served as a minister for ICT is dead.

The reports were confirmed by one of his close friend who revealed to the Ugandan news outlet that the former presidential candidate while receiving treatment at a private hospital in the country's capital Kampala. The cause of his death has not been confirmed yet but Daily Monitor reported that the late Awori has been having pressure.

He died on Monday at around 2 pm at the age of 82 years. The late Aggrey Awori served as minister for ICT in Uganda from 2009 to 2011.

After failing to secure a presidential seat, the late Awori made an attempt in the Busia municipality which he lost. He was then appointed by NRM boss President Museveni as his minister before retiring from active politics later on.

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