Former Member of Parliament for Kazo, Gordon Bafaki has died in an accident along the Northern bypass in Kampala.
Bafaki,48 represented Kazo until last year when he lost to Dan Kimosho during the January, 14 polls.
However, in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, he was involved in an accident along the Kampala Northern bypass as he returned from Kiruhura where he was attending the homecoming celebrations for the Commander of Land Forces, Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba.
Bafaki was a member of the organizing committee for the celebrations.
The Traffic Police spokesperson, Faridah Nampiima confirmed the accident but didn’t reveal the identity of the deceased since it had not yet been established.
“Kira road Police station reports a fatal accident involving motor vehicle registration number UBD 965E a Toyota Land Cruiser TX White in colour and motor vehicle registration number KBZ539Z/ZC 8776 , a Benz trailer white in colour at 1am at Kiwatule along the Northern bypass,”Nampiima said.
“The driver of the Toyota Land Cruiser died on spot and the body has been taken to Mulago City mortuary for post mortem.”
She added that both vehicles are currently parked at Kiwatule Police Station pending investigations and clearance from the inspector of vehicles.
“Death has yet again robbed us of our colleague Hon Gordon Bafaki who lost his life in a road accident. He represented Kazo Constituency in the tenth Parliament. May God comfort his family and rest his soul in eternal life,” said Security Minister, Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi in a tweet on Wednesday morning.