Orbituary | Former Buikwe West MP Anthony Kanyike Dies!

Posted January 19, 2014 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Obituary ~ 3,971 views



Former Buikwe West Member of Parliament Anthony William Henry Kanyike has died. Kanyike’s son Allan Kanyike posted about the death this morning by saying “I Allan Kanyike is totally devasted to loose my father Hon Anthony Kanyike this morning at Kadic Hospital at 8.30am.”

Anthony Kanyike was a member of Parliament of Buikwe from 1996 to 2006. He lost the 2006 polls to Norman Muwulize. He petitioned High Court against Muwulize for having inadequate academic papers required by the Electoral Commission. Kanyike lost the suit.

As member of Parliament he served as Chairperson of the Sessional Committee on Agriculture,Animal Industry and Fisheries. Kanyike is survived by a wife Robinah Perusio Abooki Kanyike and children. The late was also a father to Mr. Henry Ddamba Kanyike our the New England UNAA Council representative.

The above image shows Henry and Robert Kanyike of Boston both sons of the deceased. Our condolences go out to the entire Kanyike family.


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