By Najibu Mulema

The 71 year old James Otto was a renowned human rights activist and a father to Aruu county member of parliament Odongo Otto.

James Otto succumbed to kidney failure from Kiruddu hospital in Kampala.

President Museveni paid his last respect to Otto in Apiri village Ogom subcounty, Pader district on Saturday.

” I want to thank H.E for paying respect to my late dad James A A Otto in my village Apiri Ogom sub county Pader district,” Odonga said in his statement.