By Ambrose Kweronda
News coming in indicates that the Former Kabale District Chairperson Patrick Besigye Keihwa has succumbed to COVID19.
Reports further indicate that he passed on Today at Mulago referral Hospital.
His longtime friend Santurina Namanya Kakyene tearfully announced the passing on of his friend “My brother, my mentor, former C/M Kabale District Patrick Besigye Keihwe goes to be with the creator, R.I.P”.
Another Journalist from Kigezi Region Tumuhimbise God Kakobe also announced Keihwa’s death “Former chairman Lc5 Kabale district Patrick Besigye Keihwa has succumbed to COVID 19”.
Keihwa got into the office on 12th May 2011 after serving as Kitumba Sub County District councilor for 5 years and was re-elected in the same seat in 2016.
Keihwa contested in 2020 National Resistance Movement (NRM) primaries, but lost to Nelson Nshangabasheija and decided not to stand in the general election.
To date Uganda has registered 55,511 Cumulative confirmed cases and 402 deaths
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