Fr.Simon breathed his last on Saturday 29 January 2022 in Geneva, the Switzerland capital where he had travelled to attend a review of the country at the UN Human Rights Commission at which the country was challenged on its human rights record.
He was born on 28 October 1957 in Kaabong District in Karamoja Region, Lokodo held a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome and a Master of Arts in Theology from the same University, a Diploma in rural Sociology, Diploma in Social Communication, Diploma in philosophy and Social Science and a certificate in Italian language among other qualifications.
In 2006 he was ex-communicated from the Catholic Church by Pope Benedict XVI for joining politics after being elected as Dodoth County MP in his home Kaabong district.
In 2011, Lokodo was appointed the Minister for Ethics and Integrity and was well known for challenging all forms of immorality.
He Engineered the law on dress code that banned mini-skirts but also preached strongly against pornography during his tenure as the Minister of Ethics and Intergrity.
He once promised to introduce a Ugx 300 million machine that would detect, control, and scrutinize porn on mobile handsets and other electronic devices.
Lokodo lost his parliamentary seat in the 2021 General Elections and later that year, he was dropped as Minister by President Museveni but rather appointed as a commissioner of the Uganda Human Rights, the office which he has been holding till he breathed his last. The body of Fr.Lokodo is excepted to reach in Uganda Soon.