Former Uganda’s presidential candidate Aggrey Awuori is dead, Awuori died while relieving treatment at a private hospital in Kampala aged 82.
Awuori was jailed in 1971 during Amin’s coup while working as a journalist, he failed to broadcast Amin’s speech after lying to him that he was live on air.
In 2001-2006 Awuori served as an mp representing Samia Bugwe North, during his term he was voted the best member of parliament, he spearhead opposition agenda in Uganda’s parliament.
Aggrey was born in Budimo near Kenya-Uganda boarder he was son to Anglican Bishop Cannon Jeremiah Awuori.
He was brother to Kenya’s nineth vice president Moody Awuori and Mary Okello founder of Kenya’s leading private school Making and an uncle to former cabinet Secretary Judy Wakhungu