Kitagwenda veteran dies of pressure and heart attack while chasing his retirement gratuity
Grief has engulfed veterans in Kitagwenda district after one of their own,RA 009152 Twinamatsiko John died of pressure and heart attack while chasing his retirement gratuity yesterday.
Twinamatsiko, a resident of Rwenkubebe village in Rwenkubebe
Parish Nyabani Sub County in Kitagwenda District went to the bank to check his account balance and found it empty yet he was expecting to find shs22 million.
The Chairperson Veterans league Kitagwenda District RA
007097 Cpl Mpiirwe Emmanuel has said that as veterans they are facing hard
time since most of them don’t have income sources and yet they played a big role in bringing peace and stability in Uganda.
Some veterans lamented that they have been receiving money as little as shs150,000 per month but even the little has stopped.
Cpl Mpiirwe therefore called upon President Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Kaguta
Museveni to intervene and rescue them from this situation.
The district LC 5 chairman, Robert Mugabe promised to follow up on this matter.