Patiko Cultural Leader Rwot Jeremiah Bongjane Muttu II, Dead

The late Jeremiah Bongjane Muttu II

Rwot Jeremiah Bongjane Muttu II, the cultural chief of Patiko in Acholi sub region has died. He was in his 60’s.

Bongojane died on Tuesday morning at around 10 am from Life Link Hospital in Kampala, according to Ambrose Ola, the Ker Kwaro Acholi prime minister. Ola said he had been in telephone contact with the family of the deceased

The cause of death is unknown but the cultural leader had for long battled an undisclosed illness. Unconfirmed sources say he was suffering from prostate cancer.

The Patiko cultural chief was enthroned on June 14, 2011, succeeding his father, Rwot Muttu Lagara.

He is a known critic of men who batter their wives under the guise that its supported by Acholi cultural norms.

Patiko, 32 km north of Gulu town in Aswa County in Gulu district is famous for Patiko Fort, a well-known tourist attractions.