Fort Portal, Uganda | URN | Three people have been rushed to Fort Portal regional referral hospital after they were knocked by one of the convoy motor vehicles escorting Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
The accident happened on August 3, 2020 at Booma as the injured were riding on a boda boda heading to Fort Portal Town Council. They were knocked by a police lead car Reg. No. UP 4842.
The injured include; Shamilla Mbabazi Kwezi, Aminah Kakwezi, all residents of Kiteere in West Division, Fort Portal Tourism city and Karim Mitalaa, the boda boda rider.
According to an eyewitness, the speaker’s convoy was moving on the wrong side since the road is a one-way. Louis Ngobi Muhindo, the hospital administrator confirmed that the three had been admitted. He said the two ladies have fractures on the legs.
Kadaga is currently traversing the country to lobby support for her candidature for 2nd National Vice Chairperson of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party. Kadaga reportedly arrived in Fort Portal aboard a police helicopter.