By Ahura Mujuni Mark
Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Chairman Sam Kalega Njuba has died aged 72 years. The veteran politician died on Friday afternoon at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala. Njuba developed abdominal complications in July and has been in and out of hospital.
Mr Njuba was an academic, lawyer and politician. He lectured at Makerere University, served as president of Uganda Law Society, and after 1986 served as minister for Constitutional Affairs in the ruling National Resistance Movement government. Njuba, is the former Kyadondo East Member of Parliament
He was the Constituent Assembly delegate for the area in 1994. He later represented the area in Parliament between 1996 and 2001 but did not contest for the seat in 2001. He later bounced back in 2006 to 2011 and retired.