Property mogul John Ssenseko Kulubya has passed on.
Kulubya, 85, reportedly died on Tuesday morning at Case Hospital Kampala, according to Dr. Patrick Kaliika, the hospital’s medical director.
According to New Vision newspaper, the deceased has been battling chronic kidney disease for a long time. He suffered a stroke in February this year and was rehabilitated. Recently, he developed breathing complications arising from pneumonia and was attended to by a team of specialists under intensive care.
Born in 1935, Kulubya is the son of the first African mayor of Kampala Sserwano Ssenseko Wofunira Kulubya, who served as mayor of Kampala from 1959 until 1961.
By the time of his death, Kulubya owned several properties in Kampala and was reportedly one of the biggest landlords in central Buganda.
He ran, unsuccessfully for the position of Mayor of Kampala, in 2006.
May his soul RIP.
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