Update: Aponye Rammed into a Trailor

Reknown businessman Apollo Nyagamehe commonly known as Aponye,  a prominent died last evening when his car rammed into a trailor in Itojo, Ntugamo district along Mbarara-Kabale highway.

According to Zadock Kamusiime, the Rukiga Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Nyagamehe who was travelling in a Toyota Land Cruiser V8R registration number UBF 300Z rammed into a trailer that was parked on the side of the road. The accident occurred at 9:00pm.

The 60 year old who was also the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party Chairman for Rukiga District was heading to Rukiga from Kampala to attend the burial of Peter Tumwijukye, a resident of Kyogo parish in Kamwezi sub county.

Benson Twesiime, the Itojo Hospital Medical Officer said that Nyegamehe died on spot, while two other occupants in the vehicle including the driver only identified as Brian are admitted at the facility in a critical condition.

Nyagamehe’ s body was taken to Itojo hospital mortuary.

Nyegamehe is a renowned businessman who owns Aponye City Mall,  Mega Standard Supermarket and Aponye Mall in Ntinda among others .

He was one of the major suppliers of the COVID-19 relief food, that sparked controversy on how he was selected for the deal as well as the quality of supplies.

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