Former Mbarara Mayor Rutehenda Dead
Rutehenda was Pronounced Dead at Nakasero Hospital
Former Mbarara mayor and ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) cadre Robert Rutehenda has passed on at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala, his family has said.
Rutehenda, Mbarara’s mayor for 15 years, passed on at about 3am on Friday.
He had been admitted at Nakasero Hospital.
Rutehenda, a father of seven, died aged 76.
He succcumbed to bronchopneumonia.
Rutenda, who was married to Victoria Rutehenda, previously served as Ibanda district NRM chairperson.
Out of politics, Rutehenda served as the Head of Laity at Nyabuhikye Archdeaconry in Northwest Ankole diocese, and was a member of the diocese’s finance committee.
In education circles, Rutehenda was chairman board of governors for Muko Vocational Institute, and a board member for Kibubura integrated primary school, Ibanda.
He also served on Ibanda District Farmers Association board.