Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) chairman, Everest Kayondo has died.
Mr Kayondo passed away on Wednesday at Lifeline International Hospital, Zana where he had been admitted since Saturday, according to Abel Mwesigye, KACITA’s chief executive officer.
“He died this afternoon at Lifeline International Hospital in Zana. He was admitted on Saturday after testing positive with Covid-19,” Mr Mwesigye said.
Kayondo, a renowned advocate for the rights of Kampala city traders, also previously served as the head of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO).
AUTO is one of the leading tourism trade associations in Uganda, representing the interests of the country’s professional tour operators.