Ugandan-born journalist and presenter of Newsday on the BBC World Service, Alan Kasujja has offered to contribute towards the tuition of Brian Masole, a Kampala International University (KIU) student who saved the life of singer Iryn Namburu at the Lake Victoria Boat accident on Saturday.
Namubiru was part of the partygoers that were aboard the MV Templar boat that sunk 100 meters near Mutima Beach in Mukono, killing 33 people (As per bodies retrieved by publication time).
The singer revealed in a post via Social Media that Masole was having fun with fellow students after hiring a boat on Lake Victoria, when they saw the MV Templar boat sinking and rushed to offer help.
Commenting on Iryn Namubiru’s post on Instagram, Alan Kasuja offered to contribute Shs 500,000 towards Masole’s tuition for the next semester.
“Kati, let’s remind Brian that good deeds pay. I’m pledging 500k towards his fees for next semester! He wasn’t doing it for the money but it’s a token of my appreciation for saving my friend,” Alan Kasujja Wrote.
Thousands of Namubiru’s followers on Social Media have commended Masole’s courageous and heroic actions to save Irene Namubiru and others that were on the boat.