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Serere County MP, wife dies in motor accident

Bishop Patrick Okabe, the Serere County Member of Parliament and wife has died in a motor accident.

FILE: Serere County MP Bishop Patrick Okabe

According to information obtained by the traffic police spokesperson road safety directorate ASP Faridah Nampiima, Bishop Okabe was involved in a head-on collision with a Kenya truck registration number KCX 071K Monday morning, December 19, 2022 at Nabowa town council, along the Mbale Tirinyi Road while driving with his wife to Kampala in his vehicle registration number UBK 995F.
Okabe died on the spot, and his wife, Christine Okabe died while being rushed to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, the driver only identified as Jacob remains in critical condition at the same referral hospital.

Courtesy of Bishop Patrick and Christine Okabe

Joel Namisi, a Junior Pastor in Faith Ministries, which was started by Okabe confirmed the death of his boss, saying his body is lying at Mbale Hospital mortuary.
He told our reporter that the truck lost control and crashed into Bishop Okabe’s vehicle.
The late Bishop Patrick Okabe is also the founder of Faith FM in Mbale city and Rhema High school.

Published by Francis L'Oyet

A Ugandan Media Proprietor, Software Engineer, Creative Technologist and Investigative Journalist

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