The National Resistance Movement- NRM party candidate for Hima town council three Chairperson Seat has died.
Tom Maate Wa’bukombi died this afternoon from Kilembe Mines hospital in Kasese town according to a close family relative.
Wabukombi won the NRM primaries in September after defeating his long political rival John Katura Musana to the flag polling, 4,178 votes against Musana’s 3,874 votes. However Musana rejected results and was nominated to contest as an independent candidate.
In his eulogy, Kasese district chairperson Geoffrey Bigogo described the deceased as humble and dedicated leader that the district has lost at an early time. Bigogo on Wabukombi;….
Kilembe Mines Hospital administrator Mr. Onizimus Kibaya told our reporter that doctors did the best to save life but failed appealing to the people to guard against COVID-19. Kibaya Onizimus 2 speaking;…
Meanwhile, there is increased security surveillance in Hima town and its suburbs after news of W’abukombi’s death was announced.END.