Habib Medical School, at the Islamic University In Uganda has lost an influential alumni who died saving a friend from drowning.
The deceased had been an intern at Kitovu Hospital in Masaka city and had gone to Nabugabo beach with colleagues. Unfortunately, he rushed to save his drowning friend Dr. Kidambire Emmanuel and both lost their lives.
The Habib Medical Students Association (HAMSA) sent condolence messages to different school fraternities. The president of the association, Mr. Wandera Uthman referred to the deceased as a strong man of great work and a complete doctor who died on his job, saving a life.
“He was a doctor till the end! He died saving a life. May the Almighty Allah grant him Janat Firdaus. According to Quran 5:32, if anyone saved a life, it would be as if he saved the whole mankind…,” Wandera said.
The association has organized to pray salat janaza for the deceased at the university mosque at Kampala Campus.
Before this, the Federation of the Uganda Medical had shared a press release informing the country that the two had gone missing. It is not yet clear whether the two bodies have been seen.
Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi rajoon!