Soldier loses eye enforcing COVID-19 directives


Pte Niwanyine Alex in Gulu Hospital. Photo COURTESY UPDF SPOX


A soldier is now in pain after losing his eye while enforcing directives to stop coronavirus [COVID-19].

Private Niwanyine Alex is now admitted to Gulu hospital – Brig Richard Karemire, the UPDF spokesperson said, in a Tweet on Sunday.

“Col Mbusi of 4 Div Gulu has visited Pte Niwanyine Alex in Gulu Hospital. He lost his eye when violently attacked in Bibia as he enforced directives to prevent COVID 19. Such incidents emerging including pelting stones at security forces must stop,” Brig Karemire tweeted.



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