BMK: Uganda’s self-made entrepreneur dies at 67

City businessman Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige also known as BMK,  addresses business owners in September 2018 during the Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies conference in Kampala.  PHOTO/STEPHEN OTAGE

What you need to know:

  • A close family member, Eng Mubarak Ngobya told Daily Monitor that he on Friday ''spoke on phone to Mr Kibirige at around 5:30am before he (Mr Kibirige) was pronounced dead shortly after.''  
  • BMK is believed to have died from cancer related complications from a Nairobi hospital.
  • The father of 18 leaves behind two wives only identified as Sophia and Hawa.

Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige better known as BMK, a self-made homegrown tycoon who rose from grass to grace after he dropped out of school, has died.

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