- October 10, 2020
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New Shocking Details On Nexus Boss Kakooza’s Death Emerge After He Succumbed To Covid-19
Nexus Bar and Lounge director Ivan Kakooza was announced dead on Friday morning and confirmed that he succumbed to the deadly Covid-19.
It is alleged that the healthy Ivan Kakooza, two weeks ago felt uneasy and weak after he developed Covid-19 signs and symptoms before he rushed to Mulago Referral Hospital for a test from where medics confirmed to him that he was infected with Covid-19.
“He then told close family members that Covid-19 is real and asked us to be cautious,” relative who preferred anonymity confirmed.
At the bar, his clients whom he deeply associated with felt his vacuum and started questioning his employees about his whereabouts.
A few of the workers knew about their boss’s health condition and were cautioned not to reveal the status to any one.
“Of course there is no way we would say he is suffering from Covid-19,we feared to push away our customers,” a relative said adding that efforts to access him at Mulago were futile, a few friends who learnt about his health status struggled to meet him but all in vein as Mulago hospital doctors denied them access.
While at Mulago, Ivan was told that the virus had slipped into his lungs and was subjected to several tests to ascertain whether his organs had been damaged.
“He told me on whatsapp that he had developed breathing complication and was put on oxygen most of the time,” another close friend revealed.
“We have been chatting on whatsapp everyday,but in all our conversations he reminded me that Covid is real,” she said
At the beginning of this week, Ivan informed his close friends and relatives that he was feeling better and would soon be discharged in a week’s time but he was still on oxygen.
“Yesterday (Thursday) we talked in the morning and he assured me that he will be leaving hospital next week,” a friend said before she woke up on Friday to the sad news that Ivan had passed on.
It is reported that Ivan and his friends had also organised Independence gateway to Kalangala Island to celebrate Uganda’s 58th anniversary and he kept publicizing the event on social media.
The Life Of Kakooza
Ivan Kakooza, was never married and had no kids, he was a telecom Engineer and worked in many countries around the world before he decided to return to Uganda in 2016 with the idea of starting up the popular hangout ,Nexus bar lounge from scratch to one of the most happening spots in Kampala.
Ivan managed to sustain Nexus which has existed for close to 4 years before the out break of corona virus which saw all the bars closed up to date.
Nexus events has been known to have the best lighting in Kampala
however Ivan deeply felt Covid-19 impacts due to closure of bars by President Museveni, he switched to food and drinks deliveries with a bakery at Nexus in order to keep the business despite the lockdown.
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