By our reporter
Former Presidential candidate Maj Gen Benon Biraro has passed on at Kampala Hospital.
According to Kampala hospital, he succumbed to advanced cancer of the colon at 12pm.
Benon Biraaro (born 1 March 1958) is a retired Ugandan Military Officer.
He is remembered for extra ordinary performance in the two presidential debates that were held in Kampala before Feb.2016 general elections.
He is a former high-ranking commander in the (UPDF).
While still in the active military, he served as the commandant of the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College in Kimaka, Jinja.
In 2016, he ran for President of Uganda on behalf of his Farmers party.
Biraro will be buried in Masha Isingiro district on the date that will be announced by the family
More details to follow.
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