It is still days of nothing but tears and mourning to the family, relatives, friends, workmates and followers of former NBS Television’s South Western Uganda Bureau Chief Sheilah Nakabuye who breathed her last on Monday morning,
According to reports, Sheilah gave birth to a baby girl through caesarean section on Saturday at Cedus Clinic in Rwebikoona, Mbarara but she shortly suffered seizures. She was then rushed to Mbarara Regional referral hospital where she was announced dead by doctors on Monday morning at around 8 AM.
The sad news of her untimely death was confirmed by her family and the Next Media Services Public Relations and Communications Officer Desire Derekford Mugumisa.
Ugandans took to their social media platforms to mourn the journalist who at the time of her death was described as passionate, resilient and dependable by her close associates
“So hard to comprehend this news, even harder to find the right words. #RestInPeace, Sheilah Nakabuye. May the Almighty God have mercy on your soul. We shall ALWAYS remember you and your great contribution to our motherland #Uganda. #RipSheila” Read the late’s employer Kin Karisa the CEO Next Media Services’ tweet.
“I’m truly saddened by the passing of a dear friend and colleague @NakabuyeSheila. I’m so sorry my girl. Death is cruel” former NBS TV news anchor Sheilah Nduhukire tweeted
“We will forever miss you. We pray for love and Comfort for your Family and friends. Rest In Peace Sheilah Nakabuye.” Read a tweet from Sanyuka TV (NBS TV’s sister station)
“Rest in peace #Nakabuye. You touched hearts, you served community and nation. May you RIP and may your baby be surrounded by love, and live a long and healthy life”. Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima said
Sheilha who from Monday the 17th of May will always be talked about in past tense was laid to rest at her ancestral home in Kabasanda, Butambala district.