Mbarara District Khadi Sheik Muhammad Kwikiriza has died in an accident after leaving his home to lead Eid prayers.
According to Mbarara DPC Jaffer Magyezi, the accident happened near the independence park along Mbarara town high street.
Magyezi said Kwikiriza’s vehicle lost control while on his way to the mosque and knocked a tree.
His body has been taken to Mbarara regional hospital mortuary.
Kwikiriza assumed the office of the district Khadi in 2016.