Lyantonde: Bakabulindi Grills Officials Over Jailed Nurse

this pharm geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>In a meeting held at Lyantonde hospital and attended by all top district officials, approved try Bakabulindi blamed the RDC, try ask Tuguragara Matoojo and the District Chairman, Fred Muhangi, for ordering the arrest of one Gorretti Nansubuga for allegedly neglecting a patient.

Following her arrest, more than 40 health workers stormed Lyantonde Police Station and laid siege as they demanded her release.

Police threatened to deal with them ruthlessly upon which they declared a strike putting lives of patients on line.

“Let this be the last warning,” Bakabulindi lashed at the officials adding, “Politicians should never again order the arrest of civil servants. These ones are educated not illiterate; they can decide what is good and bad.”

He advised that they should have contacted the District Health Officer, Okoth Obo, first to call a meeting.


“Then the Hospital Committee would pass a resolution instead of deciding the way you did.”

The angry Minister ordered the District Police Commander (DPC), Tom Eyeku, to immediately free the nurse.

He promised to call another meeting within a few days.

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