Former DP president Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere dies at 90

Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere dies at 90
Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere

Kampala, Uganda | URN | Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere, the Democratic Party’s (DP) Former President has died Friday 18, November 2022, aged 90.

A close family member has confirmed to this publication that Dr. Ssemogerere who twice contested for presidency and led DP for over 25 years died early Friday 18th morning, at his home in Rubaga.

Dr. Paul Ssemogerere was born on 11th February 1932, in Bumangi, Buggala Island, Ssese and he was baptized on 18th February of the same year.

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He contested for the Presidency for DP against UPC’s Dr Apollo Milton Obote in the controverial 1980 election.

He later became Minister in President Yoweri Museveni’s NRM government, resigned and contested against President Yoweri Museveni in 1996.