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Dr. Mutende died of natural causes – Gov’t


Dr. Mutende died of natural causes – Gov’t

The Late Dr. James Mutende

Uganda’s former Industry Minister Dr. James Mutende

The Government has said the late Dr. James Shinyabulo-Mutende,   died of natural causes.

While releasing a list of officials to coordinate the burial arrangements of the late minister, Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda said a postmortem that was carried out by pathologists at Mulago National Referral Hospital confirmed Mutende’s death as being due to natural causes.

Mutende’s death comes less than a month since the death of former Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Aronda Nyakairima.

The committee that will coordinate Mutende’s burial, will be chaired by Minister of Energy Eng. Irene Muloni and deputised by the Minister of State for Trade, David Wakikona.

Dr James Shinyabulo Mutende, the deceased former husband of Lydia Wanyoto, a former member of the East African Legislative Assembly was a PhD holder and one of the few senior members of cabinet from Eastern Region.

Government said the death of Dr James Mutende is a big loss to the country. “He was a dedicated patriot who served the people of Uganda with distinction.”

The full composition of the committee ,which includes members of the family, local authorities and the Central Government is as follows:

Eng Irene Muloni – Chairperson

Hon David Wakikona

Hon Daudi Migereko

Hon James Baba

Hon David Bahati

Hon Barbara Nekesa Oundo

Hon Fr Simon Lokodo

Mr Bernard Mujasi

Hon Rose Namayanja

Hon Simon Mulongo

Hon Rose Mutonyi

Hon Michael Welikhe

Hon Dr Steven Chebrot

Hon Jack Wamanga Wamai

Hon Mudimi Wamakuyu

Hon Sarah Wenene

Ambassador Julius Onen

Mr Cyprian Batala

Mr Patrick Ibembe



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