Former Minister For Ethics And Integrity Fr Simon Lokodo Is Dead

January 29, 2022
Fr Simon Lokodo

Fr Simon Lokodo

Former Minister for Ethics and Integrity Fr Simon Lokodo has died, the Uganda Human Rights Commission has confirmed.

Lokodo a member of the Human Rights Commission passed on this morning in Geneva, Switzerland.

“It’s with great shock and pain that we‘ve learnt of the passing of our Honourable Member of the Commission, Fr. Simon Lokodo. He passed on this morning in Geneva Switzerland. The Commission will share details in due course. May the Almighty Rest His Soul in Eternal Peace,” a statement from the commission confirmed.

Museveni mourns second official in one week

Lokodo’s death comes moments before the burial of Uganda Central Bank governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile who passed on earlier this week.

Mutebile passed on in Nairobi where he had been attending medical treatment, hence Lokodo becomes the second government official to pass on in this one long week.

While mourning Lokodo, Museveni praised him for his aggression in enforcing culture as well as his firmness against immorality.