Prof Christine Dranzoa, the Vice Chancellor for Muni University has passed on.
She passed on from Mulago National referral Hospital on Tuesday morning around 3:30am according to the announcement from the University.
“We have just received the sad news of the untimely death of our dear Vice Chancellor, Prof Christine Dranzoa who passed on at 3:30 am this morning. An official communication will be made later in the day. May her soul rest in eternal peace,” the tweet read.
According to the announcement, her cause of death has not yet been revealed.
The late professor who hails from Adua village in Moyo district has been spearheading the University since its inception in 2014.
At the time of her death, Prof Dranzoa, 55, was also serving as the Executive Committee chairperson of Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA).
Dr George Bhoka, the Obongi County Member of Parliament said: “We have lost an educationist icon at a time when she has started laying a firm foundation for public university education at Muni University in West Nile.