SAD! Ntungamo District Health Officer collapses dead in Sauna


NTUNGAMO– News reaching our desk indicate that Dr Bakamuturaki Richard the District Health Officer Ntungamo is dead.

According to sources, Bakamuturaki succumbed to brain haemorrhage after sliding and falling in Sauna at Ankole Resort Hotel and spur Ntungamo on Sunday evening 3rd October 2021.

It’s said that the incident happened at around 5pm after which he was pronounced Dead on reaching amazing Grace clinic.

Ntungamo District Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Kiiza Federis confirmed the incident adding that the body was transported to mbarara regional referral hospital for postmortem report.

Kiiza described Bakamuturaki as one of the pillars in the health sector who always faught for fellow health worker’s rights.

Asiimwe Moses one of the staff in charge of labaratory at Ntungamo District Health department said they are still in shock for the sudden death of their boss.

Former Chairman Ntungamo District, Singahakye Denis described him as a person of integrity, transparence and accountable officer.

He has been DHO Ntungamo District since 2021 after serving Rakai in the same capacity.

Born from kagarama Town council, Ntungamo District in Kajara County, Bakamuturaki died at the age of 48.

May His Soul Rest in Peace