Abomugisha Warren, a visually impaired student at Kyambogo University passed on in the morning of Wednesday, 12thDecember at Nsambya Hospital where he had been admitted.
The third Year student pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Guidance and Counseling passed on at 4 AM in the morning after spending close to two weeks at the hospital with the hope that he could recover.
The deceased was a resident of Mandela hall where was a major centre of influence among the students who were residing there. Warren was a true description of ‘Disability is not inability’. Many have described him as a mentor, friend and an exceptional individual who did not less his inability to see to cloud his inner vision.
At the East African University Debate Championships (EAUDC) held at Kyambogo University in August this Year, Warren presented an Original Debate poem that elated debaters and adjudicators who were impressed by his ability to recite despite his impairment.
The Deceased was also a staunch member of the congregation of the Uganda Martyrs Catholic Chaplaincy where he used to go for prayers.
Immediately after his death, Aribarema Rodgers the Minister of Information and Transportation released a statement to inform the University fraternity of the passing on of this gentleman who was fond to many.
“It’s so saddening and disheartening to learn of the passing on of our dear brother Abomugisha Warren. He was such an exceptional individual, friendly, sociable and one of a kind. As the Mandela hall fraternity, death has robbed us of a very good and unforgettable brother,” Atusasire Bolton, The Mandela Hall Chairperson commented on his death.
Warren will be laid to rest in Rukungiri, Nyakagyeme on Friday 14th December. May the Soul of the Deceased rest in eternal peace .