Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile dies aged 72

The Governor of the Bank of Uganda Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile dies in Nairobi at age 72.

According to the announcement by Deputy Governor Micheal Atingi-Ego, Mutebile died this morning at Nairobi Hospital at 72 years after being admitted to Nairobi Hospital on Sunday, December 31, 2021, after he collapsed due to complications related to diabetes.

Colleagues, It is with profound sadness that I announce the death of our gallant Governor, Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile. Prof. Tumusiime-Mutebile passed away at the Nairobi Hospital on Sunday 23 January 2022 at around 0500 hrs. Further announcements will be made in due course. The Bank of Uganda family, together with hisnatural family and friends, joins the nation in mourning his loss. Dr Micheal Atingi-Ego Deputy Governor BoU


Also Bank of Uganda put an announcement statement

Brief Bio of Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile

Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, a seasoned professional economist has served as Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Uganda since 2001, and had just started a new term of office for which he was reappointed by 2021. He served as secretary to the treasury from 1992 to 2001 when he was appointed governor. He is remembered for spearheading the design and implementation of the Economic Reform Program that restored Uganda from the economic crises of the 1970s and 1980s to sound economic performance during his service as the Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Treasury in the ministry of finance, planning, and economic development. He also worked as a consultant for multilateral and regional organizations including the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of East and Central Africa, UK Department for International Development, the North-South Institute in Canada, and for the governments of Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Eritrea, and Nepal.

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