UPDF Defence Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Felix Kulayigye has come out this morning to trash claims that Tumwine is dead. He urged social media users to stop announcing people dead before confirmation.
“If modernity is equivalent to being wizardly, then I would rather remain backward. In a society with norms, no one wishes another dead!!! But some people are going to great lengths to declare the living, dead! What a shame. ” Kulayigye tweeted on Monday.
The Former Minister for Security Gen. Tumwine has been bedridden for the past week and he’s reportedly battling cancer
Gen Elly Tumwine, was on Thursday transferred from Nakasero Hospital to Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi,Kenya after his condition had deteriorated.
The source reveals that the Bush war veteran was immediately placed on life support as soon as he reached the Hopital.
On Saturday evening, social media went awash with news of his “death”.
“On behalf of the family of Gen. Tumwine, we hereby dispel rumours circulating on social media in regards to his health and well-being.” “Thank you for the love and prayers,” a family member said through Gen. Tumwine’s Twitter Account.