Ministry of Health Official Killed in Nakasongola Accident

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The incident which occurred around 6 am at Wampiiti village, Kakoge Sub County in Nakasongola district on Thursday claimed the life of Agnes Nantunzi, a data manager at the Ministry of health.

One person has been killed in a road accident along the Nakasongola-Kampala Highway.

The accident which occurred around 6 am at Wampiiti village, Kakoge Sub County in Nakasongola district on Thursday, claimed the life of Agnes Nantunzi, a data manager at the Ministry of health.

The accident occurred when a pick-up double cabin registration number LG- 025-066 belonging to Lira local government traveling to Kampala collided with another Pick up double registration number UG 459-H in which Nantunzi was travelling in.

Those injured include Jane Frances Offungi, the Lira District Education Officer, Robert Lubogo, a driver with Ministry of Health and Moses Kasule, a driver with Lira district local government.

Mark Tivu, the Lira District Chief Administrative Officer says that Offungi is in a critical condition and has been referred to Mulago national referral hospital.
 
 

 

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Ronald Odongo
Ronald Odongo is the URN Bureau Chief Lira, Northern Uganda.A multimedia Journalist, Media trainer and investigative enthusiast. Lira,Apac,Dokolo,Oyam, Kwania, Otuke, Amolatar,and Alebtong districts fall under his docket. Odongo has been a URN staff member since 2012 though he had been a contributor since 2006.

Odongo started out as a bicycle reporter for Radio Unity in 2004. He was Radio Rhino FM's senior reporter, Luo news anchor and station producer between 2006 and 2011. Odongo started out as a freelance writer for Uganda Radio Network in 2006.

Odongo is particularly interested in reporting on community health, and education concerns. Good governance and human rights beats are dear to Odongo as a former Lord’s Resistance Army rebels captive 1996-1998.