Two of the dead were identified as Robert Masaba and Godfrey Kyonco, all working at Kapeeka trading centre truck stage. The other two had not been identified yet. They were seated on top of a Sino truck registration number UBH 065H which was transporting sand to Kampala.
According to the report for the year 2019/20 released by Doctor Bernard Okong the Medical Superintendent of Nakaseke Hospital, the facility registered 2792 deliveries and only two deaths. On average the district hospital handles 250 deliveries per month.
Ntumwa Matovu the Nakaseke Hospital Administrator says that so as to save the contacts from dying from starvation, they have resolved to ask a local hotel to supply food to the contacts on credit but they don’t have a vote to clear the debt.
Mariam Kaberuka, the chairperson Nakaseke hospital Management Committee, says a survey done by health inspector shows negligence on the part of the occupants, which explains the sorry state of the staff quarters.
Apostle Alex Mitala, the founder of Back to the Bible Truth Evangelistic Mission-BBT Mission said they did a survey at the hospital and established that it was lacking the basic equipment, something that had affected its operations.
David Ssemakula the Nakaseke Hospital Administrator explains that an assessment by Dash Technologies Uganda Ltd discovered that the monitor requires repairs estimated at 10 million Shillings. Ssemakula adds that the district has to wait for the Ministry to renew a contract authorizing the suppliers; Dash Technologies Uganda Limited, to repair the machine
David Ssemakula, the administrator of Nakaseke Hospital, says they secured Shillings 20 million that was used to replace the electric water pump. He said the electric water pump broke down because of power outages and the solar powered machine was also faulty.
Ronald Kamya, a member of Wesige Mukama Bamugolodde Health Scheme, says the scheme is affordable compared to general insurance services. Kamya says he pays Shillings 72,000 for all his family members and co-payment of Shillings 30,000 whenever any of them falls sick.
He was stabbed in the rib and the head by the attackers, who left him for dead. Micheal Lwalanda, the former LCIII chairperson of Semuto Town Council says that Ssemakadde sounded an alarm attracting the attention of his wife Gertrude Nalubega, who was equally stabbed by the same group as she attempted to rescue the husband.
Sister Maria Teddy Nakyanzi, the Hospital Administrator, says they expected to raise the required resources through charity activities such as marathons, dinners and individual donations but they have only managed to collect Shillings 456 million.