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Lira city clerk Tibihika dies in road accident

RIP: Theophilus Tibihika

RIP: Theophilus Tibihika

Lira city town clerk, Theophilus Tibihika has perished in a road crash along the Lira-Apac road.

Tibihika met his death on Monday when his Toyota Hilux double cabin pickup, reg no. UAM 450V overturned along the Lira-Apac road in Akalo in Kole district. 

Locals say the vehicle lost control and overturned multiple times. He was reportedly on his way to Kampala via Masindi port. Lira city mayor Sam Atul said Tibihika's death is a big blow to the city and the entire Lango region.

The deceased's body has been retrieved and conveyed to Lira regional referral hospital mortuary awaiting post-mortem. Tibihika joined Lira city council as the town clerk in June 2022 from Fort Portal city.

This is the second road crash in Lango, which has claimed lives within just two days. The first happened on Saturday night when a minibus carrying Lango Fufa drum players and fans collided with a Fuso lorry along the Lira-Soroti road, killing three people including two children. 

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