Nekyon’s daughter dead a day after father’s burial

The daughter of former Minister, late Akbar Adoko Nekyon who was buried on Saturday, has also passed on from the United Kingdom.

“Sarah Apio, one of the twins Mzee Nekyon produced with Mrs. Florence Nekyon died on Sunday, a day after the burial of her dad. According to family members, Sarah succumbed to intestinal cancer that was diagnosed late and attempts to save her life were futile”, Chimpreports reported.

Nekyon who served in three portfolios as cabinet minister from independence in 1962 until his resignation in 1966, died at the age of 86 from Nsambya hospital on Friday last week.

He was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Chegere sub-county, Apac district.