Patrick Jumba Lukwago-Mugerwa is reported missing in South Africa where he has been studying. (Courtesy photo)
Julius Peter Moto, the Uganda High Commissioner in South Africa, says that Lukwago-Mugerwa went missing from Bloemfontein Campus on the morning of Saturday, May 9.
?Mr. Lukwago-Mugerwa was last seen in the residence on Saturday morning at around 5:00, wearing a dark hoodie.?
This development comes at a time when South Africa is grappling with xenophobic violence ? where foreign blacks living and working in South Africa are targeted.
Circumstances around his disappearance are still unknown.
High Commissioner Moto quoted a communication alert issued by the University of Free State:
?Patrick Jumba Lukwago-Mugerwa is a third-year student in B Comm Marketing. He is a resident of House Abraham Fischer and a member of the residence committee.
?He is approximately 1.8 m tall, weighs around 80 kilograms and is well built.
?He has short hair, a burn mark on his right hand and he wears a black watch (brand unknown).?
By David Lumu, The New Vision