News reaching our desk this morning indicate that the Governor Bank of Uganda Professor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebire has died this morning at the age of 72 years.
News of his death were first shared by Journalist Andrew Mwenda on his social media pages. According to Mwenda the economist rested at 5:30am this morning.
Mutebire has been battling yet to be known illnesses from Nairobi’s Aga Khan Hospital where he was admitted late last year.
He has been serving as Governor bank of Uganda since 1st January 2001 but was set to retire this year in June on his families request due to health reasons.
Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, this great architect of Uganda’s economic recovery, this titan of our banking industry, this intelligent, magnanimous and generous soul, this friend of all and enemy of no one, rested this morning at 5.30am. RIP my friend! You have been a true giant! pic.twitter.com/9feE2I2HAm
— Andrew M. Mwenda (@AndrewMwenda) January 23, 2022
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Here at Ultimate News, we join the rest of the world to say Rest In Peace Professor Mutebire.