Ntungamo District Health Officer, Dr Bakamuturaki Richard Dies In Sauna

October 4, 2021
Dr Bakamuturaki Richard

Dr Bakamuturaki Richard

Dr Bakamuturaki Richard the District Health Officer – Ntungamo district is dead.

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

It’s said that the incident happened at around 5pm and 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 fought for fellow health worker’s rights.

Asiimwe Moses one of the staff in charge of laboratory 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, transparency and accountable officer.

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

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