MP Tumukunde is Dead

Former Ndorwa County MP Tumukunde is Dead

Zakayo Tumukunde, the former Member of Parliament for Ndorwa County in Kabale district in the short lived Obote II Government is dead.

According to a family member, Tumukunde who has been battling cancer for years passed away on Sunday morning at his home in Nyakambu, Kirigime in Kabale Municipality.

Tumukunde before joining parliament on the UPC ticket in 1980 was the head teacher of Kabale Secondary School.

In 2011 he stood for the Kabale municipality mayoral race and lost to Dr. Pius Ruhemurana

Paul Karekera the Kabale Uganda people’s congress chairman described the death of Tumukunde as a big loss to the country saying that he was a man full of wisdom, a great teacher and mentor.