Double tragedy hits Adoko Nekyon Family as Daughter also dies in UK

DAILYNEWS UG The sordid tale of double tragedy, Sarah Apio the daughter of former Minister, late Hajj Akbar Adoko Nekyon who was buried on Saturday, has also died in the United Kingdom.

Sarah Apio, one of the twins Mzee Nekyon had with Mrs. Florence Nekyon died on Sunday, a day after the burial of her dad.

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Above: The military helicpoter carrying the remains of Adoko Nekyon lands at Abutaber Primary School

According to family members, Sarah succumbed to intestinal cancer that was diagnosed late and attempts to save her life were futile.

The funeral arrangement for the deceased is yet to be announced by the family that is still recovering from the loss of Mzee Nekyon.

Nekyon who served in 3 portfolios as cabinet minister from independence in 1962 until his resignation in 1966, died at the age of 86 from Nsambya hospital on Friday last week.

He was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Chegere sub-county, Apac district.

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The Late Mzee Adoko with his wife (left) and FUFA official (standing), Dr. Patrick Benard Ogwel

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Above: Former FUFA President (1965 – 1968), also FUFA Hononary President Adoko Nekyon (center) smiles during the assembly. On his left is the President of the Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA), Sabiti Muwanga

 

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