Like the saying goes that “people love you more when you are dead” it is a similar story with Security Minister Gen Elly Tumwine who has revealed that he was overpowered by heartfelt messages after he was erroneously reported dead on January 2, 2021.
Tumwine says that the news hurt many people including an old woman in Bunyoro who developed diarrhea on hearing the sad fake news
“I was overwhelmed by messages of love when I was falsely reported dead, my phone didn’t stop ringing, one old woman in Bunyoro developed diarrhea and others developed high blood pressure because of the news,” he revealed.
On January 2, 2021, the news was all around the web indicating that the minister had breathed his last. However, he immediately came out and trashed the romour saying he is safe and sound with no ill.