A bright life full of promise has been tragically extinguished
By Davidson Ndyabahika
UK, London – Nothing can bring back Alex Ssempijja, one of the “triplets” in musician Ediriisa Musuuza, aka Eddie Kenzo’s famous Sitya Loss video who died on Monday November 31, in Luwafu, Makindye Division in Kampala, after he succumbed to accident injuries but Emanuel Adebayor has promised to support their families that he will be with them in grieving and in standing up again.
Alex Sempijja 13 and Patricia Nabakooza 9 all dancers in the famous Sitya Loss video were involved in abicycle accident last week where according to eye witnesses, the bicycle which lost control from the loose grips of brakes rammed into a trench making the duo sustain heavy injuries.
The sudden death of Sempjja caused coldness in the country as well as international community since ghetto kids were known all over for their amusing dances.
Besides winning global fans’ hearts the Sitya Loss video won Kenzo and Uganda a BET award 2015.
Former Real Madrid and Arsenal star Emanuel Adebayor who confessed to have been a loyal fan of the dancers mourned the loss in a video released recently and sympathised with family of Sempijja as he prayed for Patricia to heal soon.
Media reports indicate that Adebayor has promised to support the families of the triplets’ dancers, Alex Sempijja and Patricia Nabakooza.
According to the Triplets’ international manager Sherry Silver, Adebayor confirmed this in the meeting at his home in London.
“I had a successful meeting yesterday (Wednesday 9) with Adebayor. It is lovely to see that there are still celebrities who care about the less fortunate in the world,” Silver disclosed on Instagram.
In the recent statement released by Adebayor, he said that the reason he identifies with the ghetto kids is because he has a similar story having come from zero to hero.
Ssempijja, 14, was buried at his ancestral home in Butambala, in Mpigi District. Ssempijja was in Senior Two, waiting to join Senior Three next year at Emirates College in Makindye.
Currently, Patricia Nabakooba, who was in the Intensive Care Unit at Case Clinic in Kampala, is out of danger.