Kidnapped People Power woman activist still missing
Zulaikah Nalukenge Ssekitto Kasujja was reportedly kidnapped while leaving Acacia Mall in Kampala after buying her birthday cake.
According to People Power movement leader Robert Kyagulanyi, Nalukenge who is planning to stand as the Bukomansimbi Woman legislator in 2021, her whereabouts are unknown, while all her known phone numbers are off.
“Zulaikah Nalukenge Ssekitto Kasujja committed #PeoplePower supporter, mobiliser and activist has been reportedly missing for three days now. When I first saw reports of her disappearance, I asked some of our leaders to follow this up and get to the root of it. I have just been briefed that all efforts to trace her are still futile. Her whereabouts remain unknown,” Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine posted on Sunday.
Nalukenge Ssekitto’s kidnap follows the forceful abduction of Maria Nagirinya, a social worker outside her home gate in Lungujja, Rubaga Division in Kampala on August 28 at around 11:40 pm. She was kidnapped with her part-time driver, Ronald Kitayimbwa, in Nagirinya’s Spacio car UBA 570V. They were found killed and dumped in Mukono district .
In other news, political activist Ms. Juliet Nsiimye is reported to have fled the country in 2014 is still missing. A family member say that they have tried all means to find the victim but efforts still remain futile.
A source revealed that Ms. Juliet Nsiimye a then renown FDC (Forum for Democratic Change) mobilizer and now a People power supporter is assumed to have left the country around 2014 but is also believed to be on the security wanted list.
Ms. Nsiimye’ s friend who never wanted to reveal her identity to the media explains that there were also threats from unknown security personnel who had earlier questioned Ms Nsiimye’s political status and links to anti-government groups.
However, another source also indicates that Ms. Nsiimye had boyfriend, a one Joshua an army officer who had also issued threats following the couple’s separation. It is however understood that many Ugandans who support opposition political parties continue to be persecuted.