Edward Katumba Wamala has assured his family and friends that he is in safe
hands following a botched attempt on his life this morning.
In a video message
recorded on from his sickbed at Medipal International hospital where he is
being treated for gunshot wounds on his shoulders, Gen. Katumba assures his
children that he will be fine.
//Cue in: “All
guys have done it,”//
explained that God has given him a second chance, saying that he will pull
through, adding that he didn’t suffer grave injuries.
//Cue in: “God
Works and Transport Minister survived an assassination attempt when unknown
gunmen riding on motorcycles intercepted his vehicle registration number H4DF
2138 along Kisaasi-Kisota road in Kisaasi, a Kampala suburb.
The bullets caught
Katumba’s daughter, Brenda Nantongo Wamala and driver, Haruna Kayondo killing
them on the spot. Gen. Katumba escaped with gunshot wounds on his shoulders.
also reportedly shot and injured an unidentified eyewitness who was recording
the incident from a neighboring storied building, according to Isaac Kawonawo, the
Wakiso Deputy Resident District Commissioner in Charge of Kiira Municipality.