Umi former lecturer killed in #free bobi wine protests
John eliasaph kittobe was reportedly shot while walking from Mabirizi city complex along Kampala Road.
He served theprestigious institute as a lecturer and a senior accountant from 1999 until retirement.
Speaking during requiem service at St. Luke’s Church of Uganda to intercede for the deceased on Friday, Dr Saturninus Kasozi Mulindwa, a director at UMI said Kittobbe was not only hardworking but a team player who was at good terms with each and every body at the institute.
“He was humble, friendly and a disciplinarian who threatened nobody,” he said.
Kittobbe a resident of Naalya Housing Estate was one of the many victims of the violence that erupted after the arrest of National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine in Luuka district on allegations of undermining Covid-19 campaign guidelines.
Kittobbe had gone to town to carry out some business transactions according to the family.
According to the Police reports, about 37 people died during the violence that mostly rocked central and eastern parts of the Country.
Eria Kamugisha, Kittobbe’s young brother confirmed that his brother was killed by a bullet at Mabirizi complex.
May his soul rest in peace.