Rukungiri Man Rotting alive, Seeks for Medical Assistance


NEWS-A 34 years old man in Rukungiri district is stuck with deep wounded leg after injuries he sustained from an accident a year ago.

The victim is Ndyabangyira Zefurino a resident of Rwamuninga cell in Buhunga Parish, Buhunga sub county, Rukungiri district.

Information obtained by this reporter indicates that Ndyabangyira was knocked down by a vehicle that lost control in Kampala in November last year crushing all bones of his right leg.

Ndyabangyira narrates that on the fateful day, he was standing by the roadside waiting for a taxi as heading to work when a vehicle came unknowingly, lost control and rammed into him together with another young boy whom he says was also around ten years leaving them deeply injured.

Ndyabangyira adds that they were immediately rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital for treatment where it was established that the vehicle’s tyre stopped at his right leg smashing all his bones.

Having been admitted at Mulago Hospital for five months, Ndyabangyira was asked to pay UGX 10 million for operation that he never had.

He was then discharged to go and look for money since there was no additional option.

Ndyabangyira Zefurino’s rotting leg

Tears rolling Ndyabangyira narrates how life is turning worse everyday since his discharge from Mulago because of endless pain in his fractured right leg.

His wife Komugisha Shallon told radio rukungiri that even the small portion of land they had as the family is already sold trying to save husband’s life but all in vain.

Komugisha notes that things are getting out of their hands as they even have to take care of their three young children on top of her husband’s medication.

Kenyena Jovitah a sister and caretaker of accident Victim narrates that things are now out of their hands appealing to all well-wishers, religious leaders and political leaders to intervene and rescue the life of Ndyabangyira such that he can heal and care for his family. 

For any support, you can reach out to Zefurino’s family on 0786969162 or 0756364970 in the names of Ndyabangyira Zefurino.