The director of International University of East Africa Hassan Alwi, his wife Shakira Super and daughter drown at Kiira dam in an accident.

Uganda Police issues statement;
“At around 17:30hrs security manager Escom called Nalufenya police on phone reporting drowning of people at Kiira dam, this was even registered under SD REF 09/30/08/2020.

This involved two boats one which had four people namely Hassan Alwi,(father), Shakira Super (mother), Alwi Amirror (child),Jafalu Alwi (child), Okidi Patrick (staff). and the second boat had one person not yet identified who had come to rescue the first boat, which had experienced an engine failure.

Upon receipt of information, ateam police officers from Nalufenya police station led by OC station, OC CID, Nalufenya medical team, together with Police marine responded to the scene and managed to rescue and saved two lives from the water which had reached Kiira dam Tabines.

Homicide team and Soco from Jinja CPS joined in visiting the scene.

Those who survived and rescued people are Jafalu Alwi m/j 12yrs, Okidi Patrick m/a 39yrs all are under going treatment at Nile international hospital in Jinja City.
-Search for those who drowned is still on going.

1-Hassan Alwi ( Adirector of international university of East Africa),
2-Super Shakirah
3-Amirror Alwi(Their daughter and one rescue person not yet identified.” Uganda Police

Statement from Eskom Uganda Limited on the incident