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Prof. Mutebile Was A great Economist, True Nationalist, PM Nabbanja

Prof. Mutebile Was Great Economist, True Nationalist – PM Nabbanja

Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja has appreciated the late Prof. Mutebile for his good work at the Central Bank of Uganda.

She says he has been a great economist and a true nationalist. Nabbanja said the deceased will always be missed but his great works will always stand tall.

“Prof. Mutebile was a great economist, true nationalist and patriotic Ugandan who dedicated many years of his life to serving the country. As Governor of Bank of Uganda and Secretary to the Treasury, he also played a significant role in stabilising the economy. His advice was always sound, well informed and constructive.”

Nabbanja explained that the reforms that Prof. Mutebile championed when he served in the Ministry of Finance led to sustained growth of the economy.

Beginning in the early 1990s up to the time of his passing on.

“These were key factors in building confidence in the country, attracting investment that ultimately create jobs and improve household incomes,” she said.

Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, 72 died on Sunday morning Dec-23-2022 in a Nairobi Hospital. He collapsed due to complications related to diabetes.

The seasoned professional economist and reformer was in 2001 appointed the Bank of Uganda Governor and he has been till his death.

Details on the burial arrangements are yet to be given because as per now, his body is still in Nairobi.

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