Sunday, January 12 2014
Paddy Bitama, the man who started comedy in this country has died aged 33.
He died on Saturday afternoon at the cancer institute, Mulago Hospital where he had been brought after his health condition deteriorated further. Paddy is one of the three founding members of The Amarula Comedy, a group he left after 11 years. Paddy, later formed his own comedy group, Amazon which he abandoned to join politics.
"Dear friends, Paddy Bitama has passed on," Messe noted on his wall.
Sorry for our brother Paddy Bitama who passed away this evening. So bad, may his soul rest in peace, " Amooti wrote on his wall.
Bitama's body will then be taken to it's final resting place in Mitala Maria, Masaka road on Monday.
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