NAIROBI: Masaka District NRM Woman MP Freda Mubanda Kasse has mysteriously passed on in Nairobi, the Daily Express can confirm.
Mubanda, 76, died last night at the Aga Khan hospital in Nairobi, Kenya where she has been undergoing treatment. Baale Mudasiru the deceased’s political assistant confirmed.
Mubanda was rushed to Nairobi last month after developing breathing difficulties. A close relative disclosed to this website
She was reportedly first admitted to a private medical facility in Kampala after getting cough, and flue before she was referred to Nairobi after her condition worsened.
“Mubanda was taken to Aga khan hospital after her condition worsened and we had started believing that maybe she had contracted Covid-19 though after the first tests the results came out negative,” the family source before asking not to be named in the story because they are not authorized to speak to media.
Mubanda is a former Masaka district woman MP who represented Masaka in the 9th parliament but lost in the 2016 elections to Democratic Party’s Mary Babirye Kabanda.
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The 76-year-old popularly referred to as Mama Masaka and Girl Mubanda, represented Masaka in the 9th Parliament but lost in the 2016 elections to Democratic Party’s Mary Babirye Kabanda. She was also the current chairperson of the NRM Women’s League in Masaka.
Mubanda was to face off with National Unity Platform (NUP)’s Harriet Nakiyemba Ssebufu and Joan Nalule (Independent), among others in next month’s general election.