Former Makindye West Member of Parliament, Hussein Kyanjo is dead.

He reportedly died Saturday morning at Kibuli hospital.

Family, friends and relatives are yet to confirm his demise.

In a statement, JEEMA Party confirms Kyanjo’s death.

“We are incredibly saddened to announce the death of one of our party founder members and Secretary General emeritus also former Member of Parliament for Makindye West Division Hajji. Hussein Kyanjo. Burial arrangements will be communicated in due course. Inna lillahi wa Inna lillahi raajiuun.”

However, for years, the ex-MP was known to be battling cancer.

It was not clear the type of cancer the former lawmaker was suffering from.

Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has condoled with the family, describing the fallen politician as distinguished and unifying.