MP Nambooze to live with metal implants in her spine

MP Nambooze to live with metal implants in her spine
Eazzy Banking

Mukono Municipality MP, Ms Betty Nambooze Bakireke has returned into the country today (Thursday) , joining her family at her palatial home outside Kampala.

When she landed at Entebbe International Airport from the Emirates Airline plane at around 1pm, and police escorted her straight home.They led the motorcade through Kabalagala, a Kampala suburb, to divert it away from the city centre. Nambooze’s vehicle joined Jinja Road and the group drove for a thanks-giving prayer at a church in Seeta, Mukono Municiplaity.

Ms Nambooze was in the past week recovering at Manipal Hospital in Bangalore, India where she was flown for further treatment on her injured backbone explained as spine surgery posterior spinal decompression and fusion L 4-L 5 on November 8, 2017 for lumber canal stenosis L4-L5 with stability and right lower limb radiculopathy which required her to have metal implants in her spine.

“The surgery was successful but she had to remain in India for some weeks to undergo physiotherapy that would enable her resume walking on her own ,” her husband Mr. Henry Bakireke.

MP Nambooze is back home. Her husband, Mr Henry Bakireke explained that after the successful surgery, they had to spend some time in India attending to her physiotherapy and inspections from the doctors.

Ms Nambooze was hospitalised at Bugolobi Medical Centre for about a month before she was flown to India.

She was among the 10 MPs hurt after Special Forces Command operatives raided Parliament during the scuffle.
During the scuffle, Ms Nambooze sustained injuries and she was later diagnosed with a condition known as Limber spine.


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