Fun Factory also confirmed that Namanda survived with injuries
Several people have been evacuated to hospital after the ceiling of the building that houses Fido Dido along Kampala road collapsed.
Nkuubi Kenneth, one of the businessmen who operates in the building said a technician had climbed in the ceiling after power went off only to come down tumbling with the ceiling.
“The ceiling is very old. Five people died on spot before police arrived. I used my car to transport some of the victims to hospital,” he said.
One of the survivors, Mr Ibrahim Ssegandi, said more than 30 people including Fun Factory comedian Namanda Kiwanuka had been injured, 13 of whom are said to be in critical condition.
Fun Factory also confirmed through their official Facebook.
“We thank God for Namanda Kiwanuka’s Life. She was attending Lunch time prayers at Fidodido when the Ceiling collapsed onto the congregation.God has given her another chance to Live!
We pray for Healing for all those that were caught up in this Tragedy!”, the post reads
It is not yet clear if anyone has died but the search is still ongoing .
The victims has been rushed to Mulago Hospital in critical condition as the search continues.
Police has also started investigations to establish the exact cause of the collapse.
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