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Former Lwengo Woman MP Gertrude Nakabira Dead

Nakabira succumbed to cancer on Sunday at St Francis Hospital Nsambya where she has been admitted after a long illness.
Former Lwengo Woman MP Gertrude Nakabira who has succumbed to Cancer (file Photo)

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The former Lwengo District Woman Member of Parliament Gertrude Nakabira Lubega has died.

Nakabira succumbed to cancer on Sunday at St Francis Hospital Nsambya where she has been admitted after a long illness.

 Isaac Ssejoba, the former MP for Bukoto Mid-West constituency and a close friend to the family confirmed her death.

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Nakabira represented Lwengo district in the ninth parliament as the first Woman MP on the NRM ticket from 2011 to 2016, when the district had just been carved out of the traditional Masaka district.

In 2016 general election she however contested for Bukoto South Constituency seat which she lost to the incumbent MP Mohammad Muyanja Mbabali.

  

From 2005 to 2010, she served as the Sembabule District Education Officer.

 

Having served in the teaching profession for 35 active years, Nakibira had been a local education consultant in the greater Masaka sub-region.

Florence Kintu, the former Kalungu district Woman MP who served with Nakabira has eulogized the late as a committed team leader who always lived as an example to others.    

   

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