Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile dies in Kenya

He had been in and out of hospital.

In Summary

•Mutebile has served as governor and chairman of the board of directors of the Bank of Uganda since 2001.

•He served as secretary to the treasury from 1992 to 2001 when he was appointed governor.

Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile
Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile
Image: NPML

Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has died in Kenya while receiving treatment at a Nairobi hospital.

In a statement, the bank announced that Mutebile died at around 5am on Sunday.

“Further announcements will be made in due course. The bank of Uganda family together with his family and friends joins the nation in mourning his loss,” the statement read.

Mutebile was admitted to hospital on December 31, 2021 after he collapsed due to complications related to diabetes.

He had been in and out of hospital since last year.

Mutebile has served as governor and chairman of the board of directors of the Bank of Uganda since 2001.

He served as secretary to the treasury from 1992 to 2001 when he was appointed governor.