Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile dies in Kenya.

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

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

“More announcements will be made in due course. Uganda’s family bank and its family and friends are joining the nation in mourning the loss, “the statement said.

Emmanuel Mutebile

It is with great sadness that the Bank of Uganda announces the death of its brave Governor, Professor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile. # RIPGovernorMutebilepic.twitter.com / wX2hq4fLWl

Mutebile was hospitalized on December 31, 2021 after fainting due to diabetes. He had been in and out of the hospital since last year.

Mutebile has served as Governor and Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Uganda since 2001. He served as Secretary of the Treasury from 1992 to 2001, when he was appointed Governor.

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