Mr. Jaramogi while lecturing visitors in his office while still alive. Photo credit, New Vision.

The Tororo District Local Council five (LCV) chairman, Apollo Jaramogi is dead.

Jaramogi has just passed on at Nsambya Hospital this evening where he has been undergoing treatment. He suffered a stroke and has been sick for some time.

Former Tororo Municipality of Parliament, Sanjay Tanna confirmed the news.

“It is true he is dead and it is a loss to the entire Tororo. It is unfortunate that he has died at this stage. We pray for his family, the district and may he rest in peace” Tanna said.

At the time of his death, he was presiding debate to have Lubongi Sub-county and other parts to the municipality in order to create two constituencies out of Tororo Municipality. However, this position is contested by Iteso who claim the move by majorly Adolah is aimed at dominating them in the municipality. Tororo district is currently embroiled in internal squabbles with sectarian tendencies undermining development and unity among the population.

 

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