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Njuba, the FDC national chairman dies

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The late Njuba

The late Njuba. File photo 

By Monitor Reporter

Posted  Friday, December 13   2013 at  16:54

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The veteran politician has had famous life as an academic, lawyer and politician. He lectured at Makerere University, served as president of Uganda Law Society, and after 1986 served as minister for Constitutional Affairs in the ruling National Resistance Movement government.

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Sam Kalega Njuba, the national chairman of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change has died.

He died Friday at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala.  Njuba is reported to have developed abdominal complications in July.

Njuba, is the former Kyadondo East Member of Parliament. He was the Constituent Assembly delegate  for the area in 1994. He later represented the area in Parliament between 1996 and 2001 but did not contest for the seat in 2001.  He later bounced back in 2006 to 2011 and retired.

The veteran politician has had a famous life as an academic, lawyer and politician. He lectured at Makerere University, served as president of Uganda Law Society, and after 1986 served as minister for Constitutional Affairs in the ruling National Resistance Movement government.