By Kampala Post Reporter
The NRM Deputy Secretary General Richard Todwong has lost his father.
Mzee Savio Ojok Awany passed away on Wednesday morning in a hospital in Gulu Municipality. The sad news found Todwong in Nebbi where he had camped for nearly two weeks to campaign for NRM flagbearer Emmanuel Urombi for Nebbi District LCV seat.
According to the tentative program, Mzee Ojok will be buried next week in Purongo Village in Nwoya District. “Sorry to learn about the death of the father of my friend and brother Hon Richard Todwong. Condolences to you Richard, to comrade Gen Otema and the entire family. When Richard and I knew each other and became friends, we introduced each other to our parents. RIP Mzee Awany,” Information minister Frank Tumwebaze tweeted. Gen Awany Otema is the elder brother to Richard Todwong.
Usuk County MP Peter Ogwang asked the good Lord to comfort Todwong's family and offer mzee Awany an eternal life.