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Sam Owori, President-elect of Rotary International, dies in US hospital
According to Ken Mugisha, the Governor of Rotary district 9200, Owori had gone for a minor leg operation in Dallas, in the US state of Texas

Sam Owori had recently been elected Rotary International president for 2018/2019. Photo by Rachel Mabala, DAILY MONITOR

Rotary International president-elect, Sam Owori has died in a US hospital.

According to Ken Mugisha, the Governor of Rotary district 9200, Owori had gone for a minor leg operation in Dallas, in the US state of Texas, but he developed low blood pressure at during the operation and subsequently passed away at around 3pm Ugandan time on Friday.

Owori was in August 2016 nominated to head Rotary International as president for 2018/2019 and he was expected to be installed in Toronto Canada in June next year.

Before he was elected as Rotary president, Owori was chief executive officer of the Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda and served as the executive director of the African Development Bank, managing director of Uganda Commercial Bank Ltd, and director of Uganda Development Bank.

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