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Minister Agnes Nandutu hospitalised

By Melanie Aanyu,

The Minister of State for Karamoja Affairs, Agnes Nandutu, is admitted in a medical facility after allegedly getting a blood clot after a sudden fall in the bathroom.

Julius Mucunguzi, adviser, and head of communications at the Office of the Prime Minister, Thursday, April 28, confirmed the news. He, however, declined to divulge further details.

Reports indicate that the Bududa Woman Member of Parliament’s health condition was disclosed by fellow ministers on their WhatsApp group, who were wishing her quick recovery and others sending her prayers.

Nandutu has recently been involved in holding peace-building community meetings in Karamoja.

The minister criticised some communities for the ongoing insecurity in Karamoja, which is being blamed on poverty.

She has, however, been telling the people of Karamoja that this should not be an excuse for engaging in crime since the Government is making interventions to help communities get out of poverty.