Uganda’s State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Col. (Rtd) Okello Charles Engola has been killed by his body guard at his home in Kyanja. Kyanja is in Kampala district in Nakawa Division subcounty.
The late Minister Okello has been the MP for Oyam North Constituency
Earlier, an eyewitness had claimed that the bodyguard complained that the slain minister owed him several months of unpaid salary as he shot in the air to warn civilians at Kyanja town, moments before turning the gun at himself.
“The guard said he hadn’t been paid Ush4 million (about $1,000). He said he had a pregnant woman and his children were not going to school yet the minister’s children were schooling,” the eyewitness