Former Democratic Party (DP) President and property mogul, John Ssebaana Kizito has been announced dead by his close confidants quoting doctors after three weeks on life support machines.
The former Mayor of Kampala passed away on Monday morning at Nakasero Hospital’s intensive care unit with four health experts were still monitoring his health.
Current DP president Norbert Mao who announced Ssebana’s death told TheUgandan his critical condition and eventual death stemmed from a stroke which hit him damaging some right part of the body including the brain.
“Our former President has passed on.Rest in Peace President Emeritus Dr.John Ssebaana Kizito,” Mao said.
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The veteran politician is survived by a single son Mr Mubiru Kizito who works with World Bank in New York is the only known surviving son after two of his sons Edward Kitaka and Job Kizito died in 2005 and 2006 respectively.
He also has four daughters: Ms Ruth Nasuuna his first born, Joyce Kizito Kajoba a Pharmacist, Ms Jeniffer Kizito an engineer and Ms Christine Kizito a Chemist.