Second Deputy Prime Minister also Minister for East African Community Affairs, Kirunda Kivejinja ‘KK’ passes on aged 85.
News made rounds some days ago that he had passed on but a source from the family says that he has breathed his last at around 5pm today. Mzee Kirunda has battling Covid-19 at Mulago National Referral Hospital for over a month.
Through his social media, Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda said; “We have learnt with deep sadness the passing of our elder, friend and comrade, 2nd Deputy PM Alhajji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja. His passing is a huge loss to the country, of a great Pan Africanist & repository of our history and journey of social, political and Economic transformation.”