KAMULI WOMAN MP REHEMA WATONGOLA SUCCUMBS TO COVID-19!

Kamuli Municipality Member of Parliament, Rehema Watongola is dead. Watongola succumbed to the Covid-19 infection from Mulago National Referral hospital on Saturday morning where she had been admitted, Ministry of Health confirmed. Watongola becomes the second MP to succumb to the virus after Pallisa district Woman MP, Faith Alupo who passed on in September. By November 12, Uganda had cumulative 15,402 Covid-19 cases and Wotongola’s death could increase the number of deaths which was 144. The country had had 8,038 recoveries.
In 2017 Watongola reclaimed the Kamuli municipality parliamentary seat after beating four other candidates including Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag-bearer, Proscovia Salaamu Musumba. She garnered 8726 beating her main rival, Musumba with a margin of close to three thousand votes. May her soul Rest In Peace!!

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