The former Executive Director Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA Moses Mapesa has passed on. Mapesa succumbed to acute Leukemia this afternoon at his privately owned Nabulola Health Community Initiative in Busia district.
A family member, who spoke to us on condition of anonymity, said Mapesa had just returned from US for a bone marrow transplant, where he was diagnosed with myeloid leukemia.
By press time, Mapesa’s body had been transferred to Rubongi Military hospital for treatment. He is survived by seven children and a widow.