The Democratic Party’s Secretary General Mathias Nsubuga Birekeraawo died Sunday evening, after a reported stroke.
DP President Norbert Mao confirmed the death of the veteran Ugandan politician. ” With deep sorrow I announce the death of Hon. Mathias Nsubuga, Secretary General of the Democratic Party. We have lost a most clean hearted man. RIP,” Mao posted online.
We are deeply grieved to break the death of our Secretary General Hon.Mathias Nsubuga. May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/4WHIafMpAn
— Democratic Party (@DPSecretariat1) December 18, 2016
We thank the Government of Uganda and Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for agreeing that Hon. Mathias Nsubuga be granted an Official Burial.
— Norbert Mao (@norbertmao) December 19, 2016
I join the family& country in mourning the death of DP Sec. General,Hon Mathias Nsubuga. He has been a patriot& a man of peace. RIP comrade
— Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda (@RuhakanaR) December 19, 2016
— Frank K Tumwebaze (@FrankTumwebazek) December 18, 2016
Nsubuga’s death is an enormous loss to his family, the Democratic Party and to all who subscribe to democratic governance in Uganda.
— Amama Mbabazi (@AmamaMbabazi) December 18, 2016
Learnt of the untimely death of Hon Mathias Nsubuga. He was an open, tolerant politician who believed in dialogue. The country will miss him
— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) December 19, 2016
The DP leader had been rushed to Case Hospital in Kampala, after a reported stroke at nearby Mukono Bookshop.
In a statement on Friday, the party said “The Democratic Party would like to make a confirmation that the Secretary General Hon. Mathias Nsubuga Birekeraawo suffered a massive stroke at Mukono Bookshop. All this happened in the presence of the Organising Secretary Sulaiman Kidandala who was with him.”