Makerere University suicide victim laid to rest

A sombre mood engulfed mourners in Kigogwe, Wakiso district who had gathered to pay their last respects to Nsubuga Ashraf, a fourth-year Bachelor of Medical Radiography student that sadly took his own life on the morning of 29th September 2019. He was reportedly suffering from depression.

Nsubuga Ashraf was accorded a Moslem burial and numerous Islamic leaders delivered messages aimed at comforting the family.

The family speech was delivered by the deceased’s uncle who encouraged youth to always speak out about their personal struggles with close relatives and friends. Furthermore, he called upon mourners to avoid judging the deceased.

Where Nsubuga Ashraf was laid to rest

His father Muhammad Mulambuzi was not able to attend the burial because he is currently out of the country.

Other condolence messages were delivered by Makerere University administration, Kawempe Muslim Secondary school, and local leaders.

A close friend revealed that the late Nsubuga suffered from a depression spell after being conned of 14 million shillings. He was unable to recover from this and took the unfortunate decision of ending his own life.

Nsubuga Ashiraf’s life

Ashraf was raised in Kigogwe following the death of his mother while aged two. He joined Kampala junior school for his primary education and later Kawempe Muslim secondary school before joining Makerere University where has been studying.


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