Kawempe Deputy Resident City Commissioner Deborah Nabukenya is dead.
Nabukenya, who was only appointed to the position in June 2017, passed on at Mengo Hospital on Tuesday evening after a short illness.
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.
“Just got disturbing news from @harderHB (Herbert Anderson, the deputy Resident City Commissioner Kampala – Nakawa) about the death of an active young and brilliant youth leader the Deputy RDC of Kawempe Deborah. Just in Pain about this young girl,” Information Minister, Frank Tumwebaze tweeted on Tuesday evening.
Just a few weeks ago, Nabukenya together with NRM Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba were at Mulago to check on Baker Kasumba a victim of torture and directed his relocation to a better facility.
“I have just received the sad news of the untimely death of Kawempe Division Deputy Resident City Commissioner, Ms Deborah Nabukenya.
“On behalf of all leaders in Kawempe Division, I convey my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, the people of Kawempe,” Mayor of Kawempe Dr Emmanuel Serunjoji, said in his condolence message.