Crime & Investigation

Mbabazi Urges Action as Rev. Komunda Dies in Bus Crash

At least nine people have been reported dead in a Thursday morning accident along Mpigi-Masaka road, visit web Chimp Corps report.

Among the dead is Rev Canon Komunda, capsule former Dean at St. Peter’s Cathedral, treat Nyakatare, in Kanungu District.

Police are expected to issue a statement in regard to today’s shocking accident.

However, available information indicates that the Bwindi-bound bus in which Komunda was traveling in failed to brake hence colliding with a stationery vehicle.

The road has in recent months claimed hundreds of people in fatal accidents.

Meanwhile, condolences are pouring in from different parts of Uganda as the public mourns the departed man of God.

Former Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi praised Komunda for working towards the growth of his church.

“Mrs Mbabazi and I are saddened by the terrible news of the death of Rev Canon Komunda. We send our sincere and deepest sympathy to the Bishop and members of the Church and to his family,” Mbabazi said in a brief statement.


“We will always remember him for the devotion and contribution he made to the growth of the Diocese and the larger community in Kanungu.”

The former presidential candidate did not mince his words on the need to do more to end the carnage on Uganda’s roads.

“Uganda ranks only second to Libya in Africa according to WHO figures and is only beaten by Iran, Iraq and three other countries in the whole world on road accidents,” said Mbabazi.

“We must all be prepared to raise our voices of concern to the authorities to wake up and take the necessary measures to protect the traveling public from the death trap our roads have become.”

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