Former MP Hon. Kato Lubwama is dead

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Jun 7, 2023 - 10:08
Former MP Hon. Kato Lubwama is dead
Former Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama is dead.

The celebrated Ugandan comedian and businessman is said to have died of a heart attack at Stana Medical Centre in Bunamwaya in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

Hon Kato Lubwama is dead. Your former MP is dead. That's what I can say for now," Bajjo announced in a short video clip he shared on his social media platforms before an administrator of Lubwama's Twitter handle, @Kato_Lubwama tweeted confirming the comedian's death.

Moments later, Kampala Central MP, Muhammad Nsereko said he had received phone calls from Lubwama's family members announcing his death.

He was my close friend. I was with him during day and we were supposed to have another meeting because he said he had something important to tell me. I informed the Speaker about his death given that he's a former Member of Parliament," Mr Nsereko said.

On June 9, 2017 Lubwama was among the 363 people who received medals from President Museveni during Heroes Day celebrations at St Augustine Catholic Parish Grounds in Zirobwe Sub County, Luweero District.

Lubwama, a Democratic Party (DP) member was recognized for his long time career in acting and comedy.

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