According to Kashaija, the deceased has been battling hypertension for a long time. She, however, says his condition worsened over the past two weeks and he was admitted at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital where he was diagnosed with pneumonia.
Meanwhike, Gulu University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Openjuru George Ladaah also weighed in to congratulate the young scholar with emphasis that all academic staff should work hard as a standard in publishing academic articles in order to get international academic recognition
Only three of Akorimo’s 20 children have studied beyond Ordinary Level (S.4) and a majority have not sat Primary Leaving Examination- PLE. His Widow, Florence Agwang notes that the flag hoister was financially constrained and psychologically tortured after failing to access his retirement benefits. On several occasions, he would lock himself inside the house and cry as life became tough. Uganda’s independence day as one of those that evoked sad memories for him.