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Former MP, comedian Kato Lubwama dies

Comedian, actor, and former Rubaga South Member of Parliament, Kato Lubwama, has died.

Kato Lubwama

This was revealed by his business associate Andrew Mukasa, aka Bajjo, in a video clip he posted on his official social media platforms.

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"Kato Lubwama is dead. Your former MP is dead. That is all I can say," Mukasa said in the video clip.

Reports reaching our news desk indicate that Lubwama died of a heart attack at Stana Medical Centre in Bunamwaya in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

Lubwama was the Member of Parliament for Rubaga South in the 10th Parliament before he lost to Aloysius Mukasa in the 2021 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

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Kato Lubwama, the founder of Diamonds Ensemble, Diamonds Production, and B24 TV, was hospitalised with heart complications in March 2022.

He was eventually airlifted to Turkey, where he had a successful procedure and seemed to be stabilised. Despite this, he continued to have regular medical examinations to keep track of his condition.

The comedian and actor was once recognised by President Museveni for his outstanding work in the film industry.

He was among the 363 people who received medals during the Heroes Day on June 9th, 2017 at St. Augustine Catholic Parish Grounds in Zirobwe sub-county, Luweero district.

Kato Lubwama has been known for his humorous comedy.

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As the renown movie producer, actor, and comedian that he is, he has been behind some of Uganda’s outstanding drama plays.

At the time of his death, he was directing and producing Akanyola Bikya, a drama series on Pearl Magic Loko on DStv.

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