KAMPALA —The head master of Kings College Buddo, Patrick Male Bakka, is dead.
Bakka died on Wednesday morning. The news was announced on Wednesday by one of the school old boys, Kato Mpanga.
“To the King’s College Budo community, I am very sorry to announce to you the untimely demise of Mr Patrick Bakkamale, Headmaster 2008 to date. MHRIP and may God comfort his family and all the bereaved. Kitalo nyo,” he posted.
Dr. Charles Kahigiriza, the Chairperson of the Church of Uganda Heads of Educational institutions Association (COUHEIA), said the deceased died at Mulago hospital. He said burial arrangements will be announced later.
Close associates say that he has been battling diabetes, hypertension, which caused him a stroke.
Hundreds of school old boys took to social media to mourn Bakka.
Bakka, who joined Kings College Buddo from Mengo SS in 2008, has been hailed for transforming the school whose academic performance had declined.
Bakka holds a bachelor’s degree in Science with Education, majoring in Physics and Mathematics, and a Masters’ degree in Education Administration and Planning.
He taught at Namilyango College for a few months in 1986.
He later in the year went to King’s College Budo where he taught Mathematics and Physics.
In 2002, he was posted to Muntuyera High School-Kitunga.
Between 2004 and 2007, he was transferred to Mengo Senior School as head teacher.
In 2008, Male was transferred to King’s College Budo until todate