By Norman Isaac Mwambazi
Ever since Kawempe North MP-elect Ssegirinya “Mr Updates” Muhammad was given bail from Kitalya prison last week on Thursday, April 15, 2021, he has been bedridden with an illness that has failed to get healed. The vibrant outspoken future legislator was even moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) a few days ago.
Exposed Uganda has been reliably updated that Ssegirinya’s health has continued to deteriorate. According to a tweet on Ssegirinya’s official Twitter page that is currently being managed by an admin, Ssegirinya will need to have a liver transplant if he is to have his health restored to near normal.
“#CONFIRMED by doctors that Hon Ssegirinya Muhammad aka Mr Update needs a liver transplant,” the admin who signs as “Sweet Apple” tweeted. Ssegirinya is currently admitted at Agha Khan hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.
— Hon Ssegirinya Muhammad MR UPDATE🇺🇬 (@HonSsegirinyaMu) April 22, 2021
It should be remembered that prior to Ssegirinya’s arrest on March 22, 2021, for allegedly carrying out an unlawful protest in Kampala city, his health seemed fine but he started complaining of illness after spending a few days on remand at Kitalya prison, something that formed the grounds of his bail application.
Ssegirinya was arrested with five others at Mini Price in downtown Kampala while holding placards bearing messages demanding the release of the detained National Unity Platform (NUP) supporters.