On the morning of Tuesday, May 02, 2023, a bodyguard killed his boss Charles Engola, the junior (state) Ugandan minister of Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, before shooting himself dead in Kyanja in the capital Kampala.
Here is a quick look at Minister Engola’s profile:
Full name: Charles Okello Macodwogo Engola
Date of birth: October 12, 1958
Profession/Position: Politician, retired Colonel in the Uganda People’s Defence Force
Role by the time of death: State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations and Oyam North MP.
Parents: Chief Jago Nasan Engola and Ketula Engola of Awangi, Iceme, Oyam District
Grandfather: Rwot Olong Adilo
Great grandson of Rwot Olwa Abelli of Iceme
Attended Soroti Secondary School
2010: Obtained his Bachelor of Development Studies from Kampala International University (KIU)
2013: Awarded a Master of Public Administration and Management from KIU
Commanded UPDF 501 Brigade situated at Opit in Gulu District and was praised for efforts to fight Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)
2007: Promoted to the rank of colonel
2007: Retired from UPDF
2006: Elected Oyam District LCV Chairman
2011: Reelected Oyam District LCV Chairman
2016: Elected Oyam North MP
June 2016: Appointed Minister of State for Defence
2021: Reelected Oyam North MP
2021: Appointed State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial relations
May 02, 2023: Shot dead in Kyanja, Kampala (See Details Here)
You can read more details on Minister Engola’s shooting and more on the bodyguard who shot him HERE.
(For advertising, sponsored content or story tips, send us a Whatsapp message on +256 705 690 819 or E-mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org).