What Killed MP and Former Miss Uganda Mama Cecilia Ogwal?


Mama Cecilia Ogwal's untimely demise at the age of 77 has been attributed to a battle with cancer.

 The former Miss Uganda and influential Member of Parliament for the Dokolo District Women’s Constituency passed away on Thursday morning at a hospital in India, where she had been receiving treatment for the illness.

Close family members confirmed that Mama Cecilia Ogwal succumbed to the challenges posed by cancer, marking the end of a life dedicated to public service and advocacy. 

As her passing reverberates through political circles and beyond, the focus shifts to the impact of her contributions and the legacy she leaves behind. 

The battle against cancer has claimed a notable figure, leaving those who admired her achievements and service reflecting on the broader implications of the disease on both individuals and society.

Parliament, lead by the Speaker Rt Hon Anita Among has mourned the veteran legislator;

Chris Obore, the Parliamentary Spokesperson tweeted: “ The Speaker of Parliament Anita Annet Among regrets to announce the passing on of Dokolo Woman MP Imat ( Toto) Cecilia Atim Ogwal. 
It is a sad day for her family, the people of Lango , Parliament of Uganda & the country. 
Further arrangements will be communicated together with the family. 
We mourn the death of a political matriach. 
May her soul rest in eternal peace.”

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