By Ahura M Mark
Former Amarula comedian Paddy Bitama is dead .The comedian who later tunred into an opposition politician died on Saturday.He succumbed to cancer at Mulago cancer institute and has been bedridden at his home in Nansana for some time.
Paddy Bitama worked with Amarula Family, a comedian group he formed with Amooti Omubalanguzi and Messe Bontwe for some good years but left the group recently and decided to join politics.
He also formed his own comedy group after spliting with other Amarula members called ‘Amazon Family’ which failed to become popular and he dropped it later alone.
Bitama once tried contesting for Presidency but was declared a joker and kicked out of the race by the Electoral Commision