Website designer Drake Mugabi Mwebesa has been killed by a speeding car in Najjera, Wakiso District.
He was pronounced dead by his brother of Robert Munanura, a Commissioner of Prisons.
A church service will be held today at St Luke Church, Ntinda at 3:00pm.
His body will then be taken to Sheema his ancestral home for burial on Saturday.
According to reports, Mwebesa was knocked while trying to cross the road at Hass Fuel station.
The incident happened at around 3:00am on Friday morning.
”It is with a heavy heart that I woke up to sad news of the death of my friend and fellow Munyasheema Drake Mugabi Mwebesa to a hit and run motor accident this morning in Najjera. Drake, I can’t believe you are gone. RIP my brother,” tweeted Asan Kasingye, police political commissar.
Mwebesa went to Namilyango College School and Makerere University.
He taught at Kampala International University (KIU) before going for a post graduate course at the University of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania.
When he returned to Uganda in 2016, he opened Web Studios, a website designing company.