RIP Andrew Patrick Luwandaga.

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation is mourning one of its long serving journalist Andrew Patrick Luwandaga.

Luwandaga who has been UBC’s sports icon passed on this morning at his home.

According to UBC’s spokesperson, Abby Rafsajan, Luwandaga worked until late last night and was expected to feature today on the station on La Liga fixture.

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“It’s with our deepest sorrow that we announce the death of our friend, your friend and veteran sports journalist Andrew Patrick Luwandaga. A sports icon with the highest level of professionalism departed this morning. May the almighty God rest Andrew a.k.a APL in peace? Our deepest sympathies are with his wife, children and immediate family”

Adding “The entire UBC Team is shocked and devastated by this news. Andrew worked till late yesterday and I was expecting his call this morning to confirm the La Liga fixture UBC will show today, instead someone else called me on his behalf and not to tell me the news I was expecting or wanted. This has rattled me to the core. R.I.P, Andrew!”