The Rotary fraternity is in shock after learning of the death of Sam Owori the Rotary International President Elect.

It is reported that he had travelled to the United Sates of America for surgery. reports also indicate that his blood pressure dropped as a procedure was being performed on his leg, causing his death.

Sam Owori was confirmed President Nominee of Rotary International in October 2016 for a one year term beginning 1st July 2018.

He was set tobe the 108th President of Rotary.He played an instrumental role in growing Rotary Clubs in Uganda from 9 to 89 over a period of 29 years.

He has also been the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda.