- Nabukenya was a 28 year old mother of two at the time of her tragic death
- She has been the family’s main financial muscle handling domestic necessities and other obligations
- Ritah’s inception into the struggle started around 2018 after the gruesome Arua incidents where Bobi Wine
On the Monday of February 24, the People Power movement suffered yet another blow of losing the life of one of their ardent supporters. Ritah Nabukenya met her ill fate at one of the Kampala busy roads where the police patrol vehicle reg no. UP 4841 knocked the passenger motorcycle reg.no UEY 675P on which she was traveling.
The deceased sustain severe injuries before she was rushed to Mulago hospital where she breathed her last. Our reporter has gathered some of the known biography of the deceased Ritah Nabukenya.
Nabukenya Ritah was born on July, 24 1994 to Mr. Mulindwa Willy and Ms. Nabulya Harriet who are residents of Bunamwaaya, a suburb of Kampala. She is survived by her two brothers and a couple of her own children (Adriana aged 6 and Bubu aged 4) as she had been a mother of two at the time of her death.
She has been the family’s main financial muscle handling domestic necessities and other obligations. She began her elementary school in Bunamwaya before she progressed to Old Kampala Senior Secondary School for post-primary.
She was a married woman and a mother of two young girls. Ritah’s inception into the struggle started around 2018 after the gruesome Arua incidents where Bobi Wine and his team survived state engineered assassinations. She since then paid allegiance to the People Power movement where she has been instrumental in the decision making of the women’s league.
Her death is a big blow to the women’s league as intimated by Flavia Kalule in her comments on the tragedy. The deceased will be laid to rest tomorrow, February 25 on Tuesday in Kateera village along Hoima road.
Her burial arrangements will start with a night vigil at Firebase in Kamwokya, Kampala. Her body has been received by the People Power women’s league head, Ms. Flavia Nakalule.