President Yoweri Museveni has described deceased Kawempe Resident City Commissioner Deborah Mercy Nabukenya as a committed NRM cadre who exhibited patriotism as she executed her duties.
Nabukenya, 34 died at Mengo Hospital on Tuesday and during a requiem service held for her at All Saints’ Cathedral, Kampala on Thursday, the President said the deceased worked hard to improve the conditions of young people, women, and vulnerable people.
“She was young but deeply devoted to her work. She worked hard to improve the conditions of young people, women, and vulnerable people. She championed the respective initiatives that the NRM government put in place to skill the youth. We appreciate her significant contribution to the socio-economic transformation of the country,” Museveni in a condolence message read by the Minister for the Presidency, Esther Mbayo.
The President also donated Shs10m towards the education of Nabukenya’s two young boys.
Rev Gideon Muhima, who presided over the service said Nabukenya was committed to truth and justice. She is survived by her husband, Wessy Kitto and two children. She will be buried on Friday, September 27 at Kabira, in Mpigi district.
Nabukenya reportedly got ill on Tuesday morning and was rushed to the hospital but in the evening, her condition deteriorated forcing medics to put her on oxygen.