Former Justice Minister Mayanja Njkangi Has Died

By Emmanuel Ainebyona

Former Justice Minister Joash Mayanja Nkangi has died.

The former Buganda Premier’s death has been confirmed by his daughter Josephine Mayanja-Nkangi.

He died at about 8:00am at Nakasero Hospital where he had been admitted after his health deteriorated.

According to a family spokesperson, Nkangi has been undergoing treatment for pneumonia pending transfer to India for further treatment.

At the age of 80, Nkangi was still at the helm of Uganda Land Commission.

He had previously served as Finance minister, Attorney General and Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister.

He was Buganda Katikkiro at the time of the 1966 crisis.