Sad: Former Ethics Minister Lokodo Dies!

Sad: Former Ethics Minister Lokodo Dies! an accessible web community

By Spy Uganda

The sad news landing on our desk indicates that the former Ethics Minister Fr. Simon Lokodo has died in Geneva, Switzerland, according to Uganda Human Rights Commission where he has been a member of the commission.

The commission tweeted, “It’s with great shock and pain that we‘ve learnt of the passing of our Honourable Member of the Commission, Fr. Simon Lokodo. He passed on this morning in Geneva, Switzerland.”

About Lokodo

Lokodo was born in Kaabong District 64 years ago. He holds the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Theology from the Pontifical Urbaniana University.

His Master of Arts in Theology was also obtained from the same university of Rome. He also holds the Diploma in Rural Sociology, the Diploma in Social Communication, the Diploma in Philosophy & Social Science, and the Certificate in the Italian Language.

He obtained his Diploma in Theology, from Makerere University, Uganda’s oldest university; founded in 1922. Lokodo also holds a Certificate in German Language obtained from an institution in Austria and a Certificate in French Language, obtained from an institution in Paris, France.

Before entering politics, he was the parish priest for Kaabong Parish in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kotido.

He served as Minister of State for Ethics & Integrity in the Office of the President of Uganda since 2011. Previously he was the Minister of State for Industry from 2009 to 2011. He has also been the elected Member of Parliament representing Dodoth County, Kaabong District since 2006. #RIP an accessible web community

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