KAMPALA — Gideon Badagawa, the Executive Director Private Sector Foundation of Uganda (PSFU) has died aged 54.
Dr. Elly Karuhanga who is the Chairman Board of Directors said Badagawa passed way this morning, Monday June 21, in Mulago Hospital.
“The Board, Management and Staff of the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda (PSFU), with deep sorrow regret to announce the untimely death of their Executive Director, Mr. Gideon Badagawa, who passed away this morning Monday June 21st, 2021, in Mulago Hospital,” Dr. Karuhanga wrote.
He added:” As you may know, his wife, Mrs. Susan Birungi Badagawa has also been battling for her life alongside her husband in hospital and only last week lost her father to Covid 19″
“The family has kindly requested that we and the general public keep the two deaths confidential in order for their mother to pull through without any shocks until further notice”.
“We pray for the family and the private sector during this hard time”.
Badagawa, 54 was born in Muyiira village in Nambale Sub -County, Iganga District, to Mr and Ms Isabirye Badagawa.
Badagawa was the fourth child in a family of 12 and a Statistician by training.
He went to school at Busoga College Mwiri, Makerere College School and later joined Makerere University in 1988 for his first degree in Statistics.
Mr Badagawa had a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the ISS The Hague in the Netherlands and a post graduate diploma in Environment Management from the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands.