A prominent businessman in Masaka city, Atanansi Bazzeketta is dead.
Bazzeketta, the proprietor of Maria Flo hotel, one of the traditional hotels in Masaka town was found dead in one of his hotels. Bazzeketta’s body was discovered on Saturday morning in one of the rooms at Maria Flo hotel after his staff got concerned that he was not getting out of the room and not picking up phone calls.
Ivan Nakibinge, the hotel manager says his boss died in his sleep, and the body was recovered after they broke into his hotel room because it was unusual for the boss to stay in bed beyond 9 am. He says the deceased performed all his duties on Friday and was in good health before he retired to bed.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional spokesperson says that they have started investigations into the sudden death of the businessman. He explains that the police have visited the hotel to commence investigations that will lead them to the cause of the death.
Ahmed Kateregga Musaazi, the Masaka deputy resident city commissioner in charge of Kimanya-Kabonera Division, describes the death of Bazzeketta as a shock to the town.