Former Edward L. Athiyo passes on - Daily Post Uganda

Former Edward L. Athiyo passes on

Late Edward Athiyo

KAMPALA: Edward Athiyo, a prominent Karimojong elder and retired administrator reportedly died Friday morning from Seguku Hospital. Aritho was Minister of Trade, Transport and later Information in former-President Idi Amin’s government.

He was a district Commissioner and Member of Parliament in President Apollo Milton Obote’s government.

Crispy Kaheru, the Coordinator, Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) described Athiyo as a strong agitator for Uganda’s Independence.

“I will remember him for storytelling. He had a good way of telling his stories,” Kaheru said.


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