“Its with deep sadness that I announce the passing on of our brother, friend and Colleague Dr. Peter Walekhwa,” Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi, Makerere University Academic Staff Association wrote on staff mailing list.
Dr. Peter Walekhwa, a Senior Lecturer at Makerere University’s Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resources Economics, School of Agricultural Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) allegedly succumbed to the deadly Coronavirus.
Dr. Kamunyu said Dr. Walekhwa was admitted at Mulago Hospital on eveningTuesday and that he was in touch with his Dean and Colleagues but passed on. He had an underlying hypertension complication.
Dr. Kamunyu described him as” a gentle soul and loved Makerere University”.
“Dr. Peter Walekhwa was a young and promising academic that will be hard to replace. We will keep in touch with CAES to keep you guided” he said.