By Ivan Mwine
It is a very sad Wednesday for people of Kazo constituency and all Ugandans at large following the untimely demise of former legislator Gordon Bafaki, who perished in an accident that occurred on Wednesday morning in Kiwatule, along the Northern Bypass.
According to the police, the nasty incident occurred after Bafaki, who was driving a personal vehicle a Land Cruiser registration number UBD 965E Toyota Land Cruiser TX crashed into a trailer truck registration number KBZ 539Z Mercedes Benz .
Speaking about the accident, ASP Faridah Nampiima, the Traffic Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), said that; “The territorial Police at Kira Road has this morning of 15th June 2022, at around 01:20hrs registered a fatal accident at Kiwatule along Northern Bypass involving Motor vehicle registration number KBZ 539Z Mercedes Benz trailer and motor vehicle registration number UBD 965E Toyota Land Cruiser TX.”
Nampiima added that; “The driver of Motor vehicle registration UBD 965E identified as Hon. Bafaki Gordon, aged 48years old and resident of Namugongo – Kira Division in Wakiso district died on spot, and his body was taken to Mulago City Mortuary pending postmortem.”
According to Nampiima, it is alleged that Bafaki knocked the rear body of the moving trailer as he drove at terrific speed and the impact of the accident killed him instantly and mangled his car.
Nampiima revealed that the driver of the trailer identified as Kahagi John Kinuthia, has since been booked into police custody to help with investigations.