Veteran singer Iryn Namubiru has today met the man who saved her from drowning on Lake Victoria on Saturday evening.
The singer was one of the people having fun aboard the boat that capsized.
Iryn was one of the survivors of the tragedy has claimed over 30 lives.
On Sunday, the ’Birowoozo’ singer revealed she is still traumatized from the incident before expressing her condolences to the families that lost loved ones and thanking God for saving her life.
Today, Tuesday, Iryn met the man she owes her life.
He has been identified as Brian Masole, a student at Kampala International University.
Brian met the singer at her home when he brought back her shoes and phone that she misplaced during the incident.
According to Iryn, her savior Brian did not just save her life but many others as he made three trips to the boat before it sunk.
She has since taken to social media to reveal how she will forever be grateful to Brian for saving her life.
“Here is MASOLE BRIAN a student at KIU who saved my life AND MANY others’. He went back to the lake 3 times until there were no other people alive.
Brian and other fellow stud3nts had hired their boat to go have fun on the nearby Islands. When they heard and saw our boat capsizing, he quickly took his friends ashore and cane to rescue us.
He heard my distress calls for help as I saw other boats passing us by, saw the light of my phone that I kept waving up and came right to me. He asked me for the phone, bag and then pulled me in. Then he tried to pull the lady who came grabbing on my hand and life jacket almost drowning me. I managed to bring her up to the boat but she died right there as part of her life jacket got stuck under the boat and she was too heavy. That was Mrs. BISASE owner of the boat. I left my phone with BRIAN which he used to save others and went straight to resuscitate a one SHYLLA NANKUNDA who must have died on the boat.
I thank you Brian, The fishermen, the locals and all those who with whom we were trying to save others. It’s unfortunate that one fisherman died so others could live. May he R.I.P.
On that very night Brian communicated with my people found who I was, assured them that I was alive and safe. At 03h30 he was at my house with my manager just to make sure. .
Yesterday, Monday 26th 2018, Brian came home, brought back my shoes and phone!” Iryn posted.