Kampala: It is with great sadness that Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell products and services, can confirm that Mr. Yasin Lwanyaga, an employee of our contractor Fred Ssebyala Transporters (FST) Limited and a victim of the recent fire incident at their Kampala Depot, has unfortunately passed away this morning at Nairobi Hospital, where he had been referred for specialised treatment.
“We extend our deepest condolences and sympathies to the late Lwanyaga’s family, relatives and friends, and to the management and staff of Fred Sebyala Transporters and will do everything we can to support them at this difficult time. At the moment, a dedicated team from FST Uganda Limited, the family of Mr Lwanyaga and Vivo Energy Uganda is working closely to ensure the return of Mr. Lwanyaga’s remains for burial”, Val Oketcho.
Vivo energy can also confirm that eight (08) out of the eleven (11) other individuals who were admitted to International Hospital of Kampala for treatment of sustained injuries during the fire incident were discharged on 3 February.
Two (02) are currently admitted in ICU and one (01) person is in the ward. These patients remain in a stable condition.
“We are monitoring their condition to ensure they receive the very best treatment and medical attention.We are continuing to work closely with the relevant authorities to investigate the cause of the incident, and will ensure that lessons are learnt and shared across our teams in Uganda, other local OMCs and the wider Vivo Energy Group, to minimise the risk of a similar incident happening again,” Management.